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    • Japanese Trial Lesson for Beginners

      Japanese Trial Lesson for Beginners

      Monday, February 26, 6:30 PM

      Have you always wanted to learn Japanese, but were unsure where to start? Come for a Japanese Trial Lesson for Beginners, taught by Japanese instructors at the Language Center. These lessons are meant for persons with no previous knowledge of Japanese.
    • Ghosts of the Tsunami: Seven Years After 3/11

      Ghosts of the Tsunami: Seven Years After 3/11

      Thursday, March 1, 6:30 PM

      The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in 2011 was one of the country’s most catastrophic natural disasters, and the impact of the disaster is still being felt even seven years later. Best-selling author and foreign correspondent for The Times of London, Richard Lloyd Parry, joins us to discuss his latest work, Ghosts of the Tsunami, a revealing investigation into the hauntings and mysteries of a town hit especially hard by the tragedy.
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    • Japanese Business Etiquette

      Japanese Business Etiquette

      Friday, March 2, 6 PM
      Tuesday, April 10, 6 PM

      This business etiquette workshop is designed to teach basic Japanese phrases and behavioral skills needed in Japanese corporate environments.
    • Yojimbo


      Friday, March 2, 7 PM

      In writing about Akira Kurosawa's scruffy samurai classic, preeminent Japanese film historian Donald Richie matter-of-factly states, "Yojimbo is the best-filmed of any of Kurosawa's pictures."
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    • Japan 1600-1900: From Shogunate to Global Power

      Japan 1600-1900: From Shogunate to Global Power

      Saturday, March 3 — Sunday, May 13

      This 25-hour, five-session professional development course examines historical experiences in Japan during the Tokugawa period (1600-1867) and offers an introduction to the Meiji period (1868-1912), during which Japan underwent a transformation from a relatively isolated, fragmented land to a modern nation central to the development of world events.
    • Hinamatsuri: Doll Festival

      Hinamatsuri: Doll Festival

      Sunday, March 4, 2 PM

      Wish for the health and happiness of young girls with songs and festival-related food while learning about and enjoying displays of intricately decorated Hinamatsuri dolls.
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    • Beyond Borders: Suntory’s Global Expansion

      Beyond Borders: Suntory’s Global Expansion

      Wednesday, March 7, 12 PM

      In 2014, Suntory Holdings acquired Beam for ¥1.6 trillion, creating Beam Suntory. In this lecture, CEO Takeshi Niinami will discuss Suntory’s journey to become a global company and the keys to a successful integration.
    • A Giant Leap: The Transformation of Hasegawa Tōhaku

      A Giant Leap: The Transformation of Hasegawa Tōhaku

      Friday, March 9 — Sunday, May 6

      The first ever exhibition in the U.S. dedicated to Hasegawa Tōhaku, founder of the Hasegawa school of painting and one of 16th-century Japan's leading artistic innovators, A Giant Leap traces the artist's evolution from a provincial painter of Buddhist subjects to a master favored by shogun, samurai, and other cultural luminaries.
    • Escape East @ 333

      Escape East @ 333

      Friday, March 9, 6 PM
      Friday, April 6, 6 PM
      Friday, May 4, 6 PM

      Leap into spring with our popular monthly mixer for art enthusiasts, featuring complimentary snacks, music and drink specials.
    • Image-in-Focus: Masatomo Kawai

      Image-in-Focus: Masatomo Kawai

      Sunday, March 11, 2 PM

      One of the world's leading Tōhaku specialists, exhibition co-supervisor Prof. Masatomo Kawai, will share his exceptional insights into the life and career of the artist and personally guide visitors through close examinations of the masterpieces on display.

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