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    • George Takei: From Barbed Wire to Broadway
      TALKS+

      George Takei: From Barbed Wire to Broadway

      Monday, January 25, 2016

      Join actor and social justice activist George Takei at the Japan Society for a conversation about his personal story and his new Broadway musical, Allegiance. Start Video
    • Konmari Your Life: Tidying Tips from Marie Kondo
      TALKS+

      Konmari Your Life: Tidying Tips from Marie Kondo

      Thursday, January 21, 2016

      Don’t miss your chance to meet Japanese tidying guru and international best-selling author Marie Kondo and pick up tips for transforming your home into a happy, organized space! Start Video
    • Uki Uki NihonGO + Culture! - Lesson 28 - Baseball
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki NihonGO + Culture! - Lesson 28 - Baseball

      Wednesday, January 13, 2016

      Baseball has grown in popularity throughout the world, especially in Japan and Korea. To help prepare you for Japan Society's upcoming performance "God Bless Baseball", here's a basic primer on baseball vocabulary in English, Japanese and Korean!  Start Video
    • Sandra Phillips: How the US Discovered Japanese Photography
      LECTURE

      Sandra Phillips: How the US Discovered Japanese Photography

      Thursday, December 17, 2015

      Join Sandra Phillips (Senior Curator of Photography, SFMoMA) for this keynote lecture on the history of Japanese photography in the United States. Followed by an exclusive cocktail reception for ticket-holders. Start Video
    • Womenomics-in-Action: Opportunities and Challenges Facing Japanese and American Corporations
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Womenomics-in-Action: Opportunities and Challenges Facing Japanese and American Corporations

      Thursday, December 3, 2015

      In light of an unprecedented global movement to increase the number of women at the board/managerial level, the importance of diversity has moved Japan and other nations to implement similar women’s empowerment programs. With the movement for women’s equality in the workplace in full swing, we bring together a panel of Japanese and American experts to examine the successes and challenges of corporate initiatives with the intent of fostering women’s empowerment and engagement in the U.S. and Japan. Start Video
    • Ultimate Alliance: The History of U.S.-Japan Economic Relations since 1945
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Ultimate Alliance: The History of U.S.-Japan Economic Relations since 1945

      Tuesday, December 1, 2015

      This year, in commemoration of the 70 years marking the end of World War II, it has come time to evaluate the history of U.S.-Japan economic ties since 1945. In this program, Paul Volcker and Toyoo Gyohten, co-authors of “Changing Fortunes: The World’s Money and the Threat to American Leadership,” discuss the importance of U.S.-Japan relations, encompassing several decades, and share their respective visions for the future of international monetary affairs between the two nations.
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    • Uki Uki Chat! - Sign Language Alphabet
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki Chat! - Sign Language Alphabet

      Friday, November 20, 2015

      In today's lesson, Sherry-san shows both the American Sign Language and Japanese Sign Language alphabets! Can you memorize them all? Try spelling out your name or other fun words in both languages!  Start Video
    • Okinawa, the Birthplace of Karate
      KARATE TALK

      Okinawa, the Birthplace of Karate

      Saturday, November 7, 2015

      Explore the philosophical principles of karate, with a live demonstration. Start Video
    • Innovation meets Life Sciences: The Future of Regenerative Medicine and its Investment Environment in Japan
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Innovation meets Life Sciences: The Future of Regenerative Medicine and its Investment Environment in Japan

      Thursday, November 5, 2015

      Japan’s efforts in revitalizing the fields of regenerative medicine and life sciences have seen significant progress, beginning with Dr. Shinya Yamanaka’s groundbreaking research on iPS cells, which won him the Nobel Prize, their clinical applications, and the nation’s recent revision of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Law. In this lecture, Dr. Maiko Katadae discusses Japan’s environment for investment in venture capital and life sciences, and touches upon both the importance of regenerative medicine and its implications moving forward. Start Video
    • Uki Uki Chat! - Sign Language
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki Chat! - Sign Language

      Thursday, November 5, 2015

       Today we're discussing Japanese Sign Language!

      Did you know Sign Languages are vastly different country to country? Something as simple as "hello" changes completely between American and Japanese Sign Language.

      We talk with Sherry-san, an instructor at the School for the Deaf, regarding various signs in both Japanese and American Sign Language. Start Video

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