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    • Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics

      Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics

      Friday, March 6 — Sunday, July 19

      Boro (“rags” or “tatters”) are patchwork textiles hand-pieced by peasants in Tohoku. This expansive exhibition rediscovers this traditional handcraft, its history of survival and creative ingenuity, and its continued influence on creative practices today.
    • Learn Japanese: Anime for Beginners

      Learn Japanese: Anime for Beginners

      Monday, June 1 — Monday, August 3

      Japan Society’s Language Center is offering Learn Japanese: Anime for Beginners, a FREE ten lesson language course structured for high school children of frontline workers, ages 15 and above.
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    • Spotlight: Susan Cianciolo

      Spotlight: Susan Cianciolo

      Thursday, July 9, 4 PM

      Participate in a hands-on demonstration with artist and fashion designer Susan Cianciolo. Across boundaries and media, much of Cianciolo’s work is defined by an ad-hoc practice of assembling found textiles, drawings, and even three-dimensional objects into tapestries and DIY kits, as well as employing them through collaborative performances.
    • Japanese for Kids

      Japanese for Kids

      Sunday, July 12 — Sunday, August 16

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    • Manga for Beginners: Basics for Aspiring Artists

      Manga for Beginners: Basics for Aspiring Artists

      Wednesday, July 15 — Wednesday, August 19

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    • JAPAN CUTS 2020: Festival of New Japanese Film

      JAPAN CUTS 2020: Festival of New Japanese Film

      Friday, July 17 — Thursday, July 30

      JAPAN CUTS, North America’s largest festival of contemporary Japanese cinema, returns for its unprecedented 14th edition as an entirely online experience.
    • Learn to Read Hiragana & Katakana

      Learn to Read Hiragana & Katakana

      Friday, August 28, 6 PM
      Friday, September 4, 6 PM

      These mini-workshops offer the beginning student of Japanese the opportunity to quickly and efficiently master the reading of the two Japanese syllabaries, hiragana and katakana.
    • Japanese Onomatopoeia

      Japanese Onomatopoeia

      Thursday, September 10, 6 PM

      In this workshop, students learn different groups of onomatopoeia such as giongo and gitaigo, covering many topics including animal sounds, weather, health, action, and of course, food!
    • Fundamentals of Kanji

      Fundamentals of Kanji

      Friday, September 11, 6 PM

      In this workshop, you will be guided through the fundamental concepts of Kanji structure, bushu (radicals), on & kun readings, and more.

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