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    • From Brooklyn to Hokkaido: Stewart Culin & the Formation of the Japanese Art Collection at Brooklyn Museum
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      From Brooklyn to Hokkaido: Stewart Culin & the Formation of the Japanese Art Collection at Brooklyn Museum

      Wednesday, March 26, 6:30 PM

      Dr. Susan L. Beningson, Assistant Curator of Asian Art, Brooklyn Museum, explores Brooklyn Museum curator Stewart Culin’s adventures in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hokkaido, and how many of the objects in the Japan Society exhibition came into the museum’s collection. Start Video
    • Lolita Fashion: Costume or Culture?
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      Lolita Fashion: Costume or Culture?

      Wednesday, February 5, 6:30 PM

      Japan's playful and avant-garde take on Victorian-era clothing, known as Lolita, has created a vibrant fashion subculture that started on the streets of Harajuku and overseas. Performance artist Gwynn Galitzer and former Kawaii Ambassador Misako Aoki offer a playful and insightful look into the origins and future of Lolita fashion and its surrounding subculture. Start Video
    • Gluten-Free Sweets with a Japanese Twist
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      Gluten-Free Sweets with a Japanese Twist

      Wednesday, December 11, 6:30 PM

      Laune Kohnke, gluten-free cookbook author, discusses the benefits of gluten-free desserts. Nicole Bermensolo, founder of Kyotofu, will demonstrate how you can use traditional Japanese ingredients such as green tea and miso in your own gluten-free sweets. The event will be followed by a tasting reception provided by Kyotofu. Start Video
    • Annual Sake Tasting & Lecture
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      Annual Sake Tasting & Lecture

      Thursday, May 16, 6:30 PM

      At Japan Society's annual sake tasting event, sake expert John Gauntner explores ginjo-shu and discusses what distinguishes it from regular sake, how it is made, and its history and tradition. The lecture will be followed by a tasting reception with more than 30 kinds of premium sake. Start Video
    • The Power of Miso
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      The Power of Miso

      Thursday, February 21, 2013

      Dr. Lawrence Kushi, internationally recognized for his expertise in nutritional epidemiology, discusses the health benefits of miso as Chef Edwin Bellanco demonstrates new and innovative usages of the traditional Japanese seasoning. Start Video
    • How to Create Your Own Humanoid: Robot Science Made in Japan
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      How to Create Your Own Humanoid: Robot Science Made in Japan

      Tuesday, February 5, 2013

      Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro, Director of the Intelligent Robotics Lab at Osaka University, lectures on his current humanoid and telenoid research. Start Video
    • Rem Koolhaas on Japan's Metabolism Movement
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      Rem Koolhaas on Japan's Metabolism Movement

      Tuesday, March 6, 2012

      Internationally acclaimed architect Rem Koolhaas speaks about the Metabolism movement, its importance and its enormous impact on contemporary architecture. Start Video
    • Tokyo Underworld 2012: An Evening with Robert Whiting
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      Tokyo Underworld 2012: An Evening with Robert Whiting

      Thursday, February 16, 2012

      In this lecture, author Robert Whiting addresses the intractable role of yakuza in virtually all areas of modern day society in Japan. Start Video
    • The Pursuit of Dreams over 50 Years: Dr. Ei-ichi Negishi
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      The Pursuit of Dreams over 50 Years: Dr. Ei-ichi Negishi

      Thursday, January 26, 2012

      In this special program, Dr. Negishi speaks about the importance of finding a field in which one is interested, and making a continuous effort to achieve one's goals. Start Video
    • Operation Tomodachi: Support, Compassion, Commitment
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      Operation Tomodachi: Support, Compassion, Commitment

      Tuesday, November 15, 2011

      Navy Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, discusses his experiences over the course of the U.S. armed forces' disaster relief effort in Japan. Start Video

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