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    • How to Eat Like a Samurai
      TALKS+

      How to Eat Like a Samurai

      Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 PM

      Kanna Himiya, author of The Samurai Gourmet and a descendant of the chef of the powerful Maeda samurai clan from Ishikawa Prefecture, joins us to reveal the ancient recipes and eating habits of Japan's legendary military class. Moderated by renowened chef Michael Romano.
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    • Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki
      FILM

      Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki

      Friday, September 29, 7 PM

      This intimate, revealing NHK documentary portrait of Hayao Miyazaki (My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away) follows the tireless animator from his announced semi-retirement in 2013 through his decision to develop Boro the Caterpillar, an animated short originally intended for the Ghibli Museum, into his final feature film.
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    • The Trump Era: Deciphering Current & Future U.S.-Japan Economic Relations
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      The Trump Era: Deciphering Current & Future U.S.-Japan Economic Relations

      Wednesday, October 4, 12 PM

      In this program, speakers discuss President Trump’s economic policies and its impact on Japan’s economy, the progress of the high-level economic dialogue, and ways to expand opportunities for trade and investment.
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    • Hiro Mashima: The Magical World of <em>Fairy Tail</em>
      TALKS+

      Hiro Mashima: The Magical World of Fairy Tail

      Thursday, October 5, 6:30 PM

      Hiro Mashima, known for his bestselling series Fairy Tail, joins us to discuss the works that have captured the imaginations of fans around the world. Followed by a reception.
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    • North Korea Crisis: How Should the World Respond?
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      North Korea Crisis: How Should the World Respond?

      Friday, October 6, 8 AM

      This program examines how the United States and its allies should respond to Pyongyang’s missile launch, and the way forward on North Korea.
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    • Porco Rosso
      FILM

      Porco Rosso

      Friday, October 6, 7 PM

      This sixth film by Hayao Miyazaki is among the master animator's most personal and underrated, highlighting his deep love for aviation and pacifist worldview within an action-adventure story perfect for adults and children alike.
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    • Medieval Japan: People & Systems in the World of the Shogunate
      EDUCATOR PROGRAM

      Medieval Japan: People & Systems in the World of the Shogunate

      Saturday, October 7 — Sunday, December 3

      This 24-hour, 5-session professional development course explores and analyzes the world of Japan during the 12th through 15th centuries as the warrior class rose to power under the Kamakura Shogunate. This two (2) credit course will provide participants with the resources and skills to create and refine lesson plans for the high school classroom and beyond.
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    • Left-Right-Left
      DANCE / PART OF NOH-NOW

      Left-Right-Left

      Friday, October 13, 7:30 PM
      Saturday, October 14, 7:30 PM

      Aesthetics of the past, present, East and West meld together in Italian director/choreographer Luca Veggetti’s Left-Right-Left, which explores the point of intersection between Japan’s 14th-century noh tradition and today’s efforts in dance. Performed in English.
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    • Noh Music with Genjiro Okura
      WORKSHOP

      Noh Music with Genjiro Okura

      Saturday, October 14, 10:30 AM

      Genjiro Okura, Grand Master of the Okura School of kotsuzumi (small hand drums), will lead a workshop on the unique musical accompaniment found in noh theater.
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    • Finding Zen: Uncovering Meaning in Art & Artifacts
      TALKS+

      Finding Zen: Uncovering Meaning in Art & Artifacts

      Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 PM

      Dig beneath the stereotypes and explore the profound ways in which art and artifacts can illuminate Zen thought with specialists Pamela D. Winfield and Steven Heine, co-editors of Zen and Material Culture
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