The Japan Foundation Awards

Every year since 1973, the Japan Foundation has presented the Japan Foundation Awards to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to promoting international mutual understanding and friendship between Japan and other countries through academic, artistic and other cultural pursuits. This year marks the 45th year of the awards.

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Lecture by Alexandra Munroe
“The state of the field of postwar and contemporary Japanese art history in America and the rise of global art history”
130th anniversary of Tokyo University of the Arts (Official program) Lecture series 1
Date & Time: Thursday, October19, 2017 6:00 p.m. (Doors open: 5:30 p.m.)
Language: Japanese
Lecture by Frederik L. Schodt
“Cultural surfing: Riding the waves of transnational history, technology, and pop culture”
Date & Time: Friday, October 20, 2017, 2:00p.m. (Doors open 1:30 p.m.)
Language: Japanese
Moderator: Yukari Shina (Translator of overseas comics and a part time instructor at the Tokyo University of the Arts).
Lecture by Andrej Bekeš
“Japanese studies as a dialogue: a view from a small country”
Date & Time: Friday, October 20, 2017 1:30p.m.-3:00p.m.
Language: Japanese

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