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Lectures & Symposia

 


Date

Title

Lecturer, Speaker

 

2014

Nov. 29

Open Lecture (Sponsored by College of Sociology, Rikkyo University)

 

Issues of Immigration and Social Inclusion in Japan

Dr. W. Lawrence Neuman

* * *

Nov. 14

Open Lecture

 

North American Indian Studies: Politics, Academic Scholarship, and "Rez" Realities

Dr. Cesare Marino

* * *

Nov. 8

Seminar

 

Pro-Seminar for American Indian Studies Researchers

Dr. Cesare Marino

* * *

Oct. 24

Symposium

 

The Obama Administration at the Crossroads

Heigo Sato
Masahito Watanabe
Masaru Nishikawa

* * *

Oct. 4

Seminar

 

The World of Thomas Nast's Caricature

Yoshiyuki Kido

* * *

Sep. 1
- Oct. 17

Exhibition

 

Star Quilt Exhibition

 

 

2013

Mar. 1
(2014)

Open Lecture

 

Electronic Book Service in Japan and the United States, and the Future of the Publishing Culture

Takamitsu Hamano

* * *

Feb. 28
(2014)

Symposium

 

The "African-American" Histories in the Global Perspectives: Nation, Resistance, and Diaspora

Yasumasa Fujinaga
Keiko Araki
Yoichi Mine (commentator)

* * *

Jan. 14
- Mar. 31

(2014)

Exhibition

 

Star Quilt Exhibition

 

* * *

Oct. 18

Open Lecture

 

Culture & Connection: The Power of Tribal College & University (TCU) Relationships

Dr. Nora Antoine

* * *

Oct. 12

Open Lecture

 

American Society and Country Music: From Jimmie Rodgers to Taylor Swift

Takehisa Matsuda

 

2012

Oct. 6

Symposium (Sponsored by Rikkyo University)

 

Religion and Civil Society in the Global Age: Voices from Japan and the US

Robert Bellah

Jun Furuya

Masachi Osawa

Mira Sonntag

* * *

Oct. 5

Symposium

 

U.S. Presidential Election 2012

Koji Murata

Kazuhiro Maeshima

Yasuhiro Hirai

* * *

July 28

Workshop for Popular Culture and US Society

 

American Influences in Japanese Fashion: Westernization of Clothing, The Influence of 'Japan Fashion' and Current Street Fashion

Asuka Watanabe

* * *

July 14

Symposium

 

Obama Administration’s Foreign Policy

Nobuki Kawasaki

Takeyasu Fujiki

Hiroyuki Yamagata

* * *

June 30

Workshop for Popular Culture and US Society

 

Blackness and Latinidad in Hip Hop and Reggaeton: In Case of Puerto Ricans and Dominicans in New York City Barrio

Mika Miyoshi

 

 

2011

Jan. 14 (2012)

Workshop for Popular Culture and US Society

 

American Democracy: From a Perspective of Structuration Theory

Kazuhisa Honda

* * *

Dec. 3

Workshop for Popular Culture and US Society

 

A Critique of Society in a Desocialized Manner in the Age of Mass Consumption of Image: A Study on Andy Warhol’s Works of Pop Art

Yu Hidaka

* * *

Nov. 26

Symposium

 

American Economy after the Financial Crisis

Takuro Kawane

Yuji Toyofuku

Chiharu Hasegawa

Kiyohiko Fukushima

Hiroyuki Yamagata

* * *

Oct. 29

Workshop for Popular Culture and US Society

 

“Looking for the Brooklyn Dodgers”: The Brooklyn Dodgers and the Move as a Labor History

Shuhei Minami

* * *

July 28

Lecture (Sponsored by College of Sociology, Rikkyo University)

 

Yes We Can?: President Barack Obama and the White Racial Frame

Adia Harvey Wingfield

 

2010

Dec. 4

Seminar

 

Native American Sacred Sites Protection Policy and the Establishment Clause

Hisanori Fujita

* * *

Nov. 11

Symposium

 

Nonprofit Sector and American Democracy

Yasushi Watanabe

Kaori Kuroda

Gen Watanabe

* * *

July 10

Symposium

 

Native Mind II

Takahiro Yokosuka

Mieko Fujioka

Naoyuki Kobayashi

Makiko Ui

* * *

June 12

Seminar

 

From “Yellow Peril” to “Model Minority”: Japanese Americans and Racial Ideology in U.S. History

Scott Kurashige

 

2009

Dec. 12

Lecture Series

 

Native Mind

Kohei Kitayama

* * *

Nov. 14

Symposium

 

The Current State and Issues of American Studies

Torao Tomita

Natsuki Aruga

Satoshi Nakano

Chieko Kitagawa Otsuru

Takayuki Tatsumi

* * *

Oct. 3

Symposium

 

President Obama's Economic Policies

Kiyohiko Fukushima

Takeshi Igarashi

Chisato Haganuma

* * *

July 6

Lecture

 

World of Medical Mystery

Robin Cook

* * *

June 3

Lecture

 

Crossing the Indian Color Line: A Family Memoir

Philip J. Deloria

* * *

June 2

Seminar

 

From Sit-Ins To Fish-Ins: Broadening the American Civil Rights Movement to Include Native Americans

Glenn T. Eskew

 

 

 

2008

Jan. 10 (2009) Symposium (co-hosted with Institute for Latin American Studies, Rikkyo University )

 

Change of Foreign Policy in North and South America

Naoki Kamimura

Shigeo Osonoi

* * *

Oct. 3

Symposium

 

The United States Presidential Election of 2008: Changing America

Toshihiro Nakayama

Yoichi Nishimura

Takuya Sasaki

* * *

July 11

Seminar

 

Understanding War and American Society

G. Kurt Piehler

* * *

June 17

Symposium

 

America as a Pacific Nation

Gary Y. Okihiro

Stephen H. Sumida

Yujin Yaguchi

 

2007

Jan. 12 (2008)

Symposium (co-hosted with Institute for Latin American Studies, Rikkyo University)

 

Development and Environment in North and South America

Noriko Ishiyama

Hiroaki Maruyama

* * *

Dec. 1

Symposium

 

Economical Development and Cultural Revitalization in Native North America

Kiyotaka Aoyagi

Henry Stewart

Kazuya Atsumi

Akihito Tachikawa

* * *

Nov. 8

Seminar

 

Imitating Native American Arts: Zuni and Hopi Artists' Recognitions of Current Situation in the Global Market

Tony Eriacho, Jr.

Alvin Taylor

Gerald Lomaventema

Ruben Saufkie, Sr.

Merle Namoki

Atsunori Ito

 

 

2006

Jan. 13 (2007)

Symposium (co-hosted with Institute for Latin American Studies, Rikkyo University)

 

The World of North and South Native Americans

Juri Abe

Katsuyoshi Sanematsu

* * *

Nov. 23

Seminar

 

1. Native Reality and Ethos in American Indian History

2. American Indian Gaming: Myth and Reality

Donald L. Fixico

* * *

Nov. 22

Open Lecture

 

American Indian Leadership in History to the Present

Donald L. Fixico

* * *

June 17

Open Lecture

 

Native Americans and Media History

Curtis Marez

 
 

2005

Jan. 7 (2006)

Symposium (co-hosted with Institute for Latin American Studies, Rikkyo University)

 

Missing Young Women (Senorita Extraviada)

Shuzo Saito

Hiroaki Idaka

Masako Inoue

 

 

 

Dec. 17

Open Lecture Series: Visual Culture Studies

 

Practical Approach to Visual Culture Srudies 3: The History of Photography

Yu Hidaka

* * *

Dec. 10

Open Lecture Series: Visual Culture Studies

 

Practical Approach to Visual Culture Srudies 2: The History of Art

Norihisa Kurenuma

* * *

Dec. 3

Open Lecture Series: Visual Culture Studies

 

Practical Approach to Visual Culture Srudies 1: The History of Film

Kenji Kobayashi

* * *

Nov. 26

Open Lecture Series: Visual Culture Studies

 

Introduction to Visual Culture Srudies: Conception and Theory of "Culture"

Eikoh Ikui

 
 

2004

Jan. 22 (2005)

Symposium (co-hosted with Institute for Latin American Studies, Rikkyo University)

 

Rip Frontiers Up!!: Culture/Cultura That Unites North and South America

Fumiaki Noya

Yoshiaki Koshikawa

Jun Takemura

Kazuo Ichinose

 

 

 

Dec. 20

Open Lecture Series: American Pop Culture

 

Remake: Repeated American Films

Makoto Shinozaki

* * *

Dec. 11

Open Lecture Series: American Pop Culture

 

What on Earth Is the "Black" Sound?: Analyzing American Popular Music

Yoshiaki Sato

* * *

Dec. 2

Open Lecture Series: American Pop Culture

 

Disney's Empire: The Cultural Strategies of Theme Parks

Masako Notoji

* * *

Nov. 18

Open Lecture Series: American Pop Culture

 

American Pop Culture from the Literary Viewpoint

Minami Aoyama

 

 

2003

Dec. 20

Symposium

American Photojournalism: Capa, Vietnam, and September 11th.

Bunyo Ishikawa

Eikoh Ikui

Takaaki Hattori

 

 

2002

Nov. 16

Symposium

 

Minority and Invention of Culture

Hiroko Iwamoto

Noriko Shimada

Fumiaki Noya

Juri Abe

 

 

2001

Dec. 13

Open Lecture Series: Women and Politics

 

Modern Nation-States and Gender

Yumiko Ehara

* * *

Nov. 30

Open Lecture Series: Women and Politics

 

The Challenge of Change

Nancy K. Baker

* * *

Nov. 16

Open Lecture Series: Women and Politics

 

Women in the U.S. House of Representatives

Katherine G. Aiken

 

 

2000

Dec. 5

Seminar

 

Cultural Comparation of the Media Age: Japan-U.S. Triplet Song

Yoshiaki Sato

* * *

Nov. 17

60th Anniversary Open Lecture SeriesThe Century of America: Politics, Economy, and Culture

 

The Century of American Culture:

American Mass Culture and Japan

Shunsuke Kamei

* * *

Oct. 26

60th Anniversary Open Lecture SeriesThe Century of America: Politics, Economy, and Culture

 

The Century of American Politics and Foreign Policies:

A Democratic Great Power and the 20th-century World

Tadashi Aruga

* * *

Oct. 23

60th Anniversary Open Lecture SeriesThe Century of America: Politics, Economy, and Culture

 

The Century of American Economy:

The Essence of American Economy and Japan's Choice

Jitsuro Terashima

* * *

June 7

Seminar

 

Interdisciplinary Study on the Popular Music

Toru Mitsui

 

 

 

 

1999

Feb. 2

Lecture Series: "America" and the Politics of Representation

 

Politics of the Picture Bride

Yujin Yaguchi

* * *

Jan. 29

Lecture Series: "America" and the Politics of Representation

 

Anti-Japan Propaganda on the Night before the Outbreak of War between Japan and the United States: Hollywood and Tachibana Case

Yuji Ichioka

* * *

Jan. 21

Lecture Series: "America" and the Politics of Representation

 

Hitchcock as an "American" Analyst: Decentering Multiculturalism and the Problem of "Americanness"

Ayako Saito

* * *

Dec. 6

60th Anniversary Memorial Lecture

 

Democracy: A Shared Value

Thomas S. Foley
(U.S. Ambassador to Japan)

* * *

Nov. 29

60th Anniversary Memorial Lecture

 

American Studies in Japan: Its History and Perspective

Makoto Saito

 

 

 

 

1998

Dec. 19

Symposium

 

How Culture Transgresses the Borders: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality

Suok-Buom Kim

Takayuki Tatsumi

Tetsuya Motohashi

* * *

Dec. 11

Lecture

 

Visual Representation in the Age of Multiculturalism: Asians in Hollywood Cinema

Yumiko Murakami

* * *

Aug. 3-4

Workshop

 

African Americans, Film, and Documentary

Juiti Mizuta

 

 

 

 

1997

Nov. 25

Lecture Series: American Culture Today: Film, Theatre, and Photography

 

American Modern Photographs: From 1960s to Nowadays

Eikoh Ikui

* * *

Nov. 21

Lecture Series: American Culture Today: Film, Theatre, and Photography

 

American Theatre: Moving ahead into the Twenty-first Century

Misako Koike

* * *

Nov. 12

Lecture Series: American Culture Today: Film, Theatre, and Photography

 

Construction and History of American Film

Mikiro Kato

* * *

May 19

Film Lecture

 

Showing and Commentary on Amistad

Kenji Kobayashi

 

 

 

 

1996

 

Symposium

 

Lights and Shadows of America: Multiculturalism

Konomi Ara

Michio Ochi

Tatsuro Nomura

 

 

 

 

1995

 

Lecture Series: The Current issues about the United States and the World

 

Japan-U.S. Relationship from the Perspective of International Finance and Economy

Seiichiro Saoto

Kazuo Konishi

* * *

 

Lecture Series: The Current issues about the United States and the World

 

Multiculturalism in the United States

Ronald T. Takaki

* * *

 

Lecture Series: The Current issues about the United States and the World

 

Composition of relationships between Japan and United States, United States and China

Akio Takahara

Kouichiro Matsuda

Takuya Sasaki

 

 

 

 

1994

 

Lecture Series: Considering Modern Japan-U.S. Relationships.

 

Transfiguration of American Society

Nagayo Honma

* * *

 

Lecture Series: Considering Modern Japan-U.S. Relationships.

 

Contemporary Japan-U.S. Relationship

Nobuo Matsunaga

* * *

 

Lecture Series: Considering Modern Japan-U.S. Relationships.

 

Japan-U.S. Economic Frictions

Glen Fukushima

* * *

 

Lecture Series: Considering Modern Japan-U.S. Relationships.

 

Japan-U.S. Relationship in the World

Yoichiro Ichioka

 

 

 

 

1993

 

Lecture

 

History of Native Americans

Torao Tomita

* * *

 

Lecture

 

People Who Greeted Columbus: America from the Perspective of Literature

Stewart Henry

* * *

 

Lecture

 

Native American Storytelling

Hisao Kanaseki

 

 

 

 

1992

 

Workshop

 

Over the First Generation Japanese American

Yuji Ichioka

 

 

 

 

1990

 

Workshop

 

1960s America and My Historical Study

Howard Zinn

 

 

 

 

1987

 

Workshop

 

Possibilities and Limits of Japanese and American Culture

Ivan P. Hall

 

 

 

 

1986

 

Workshop

 

History of Japanese Immigrants to Hawaii

Ronald T. Takaki

 

 

 


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