Past Events

The Sarashina Diary poster

Book Launch: The Sarashina Diary: A Woman’s Life in Eleventh-Century Japan

On Monday, September 29 Sonja Arntzen, Professor Emerita, University of Toronto, will join us to present on her new, highly acclaimed translation of Sarashina nikki, produced collaboratively with Professor Moriyuki Ito.

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Man yoshu and the Imperial Iagination in Early Japan

Book Launch: Man’yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan

On Thursday, September 25 we welcome Torquil Duthie, Associate Professor of Japanese literature at the University of California, Los Angeles to present on his new book Man’yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan (Brill, 2014).

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Conference Japanese and Canadian Research into Immigration and Foreign Workers

Conference: Japanese and Canadian Research into Immigration and Foreign Workers

(Supported by the Japan Foundation) Nov. 18-21, 2009 Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall ORGANIZED BY: DAVID EDGINGTON, GEOGRAPHY, UBC Presenters will include: Atsuko Abe, Oberlin College; Yasushi Iguchi, Kwansei Gakuin University; Atsushi Kondo, Meijo University; Stephen Nagy, Waseda University; Gerry Pratt, UBC; Glenda Roberts, Waseda University; Leonie Sandercock, UBC; Yuko Shibata, UBC; […]

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CJR 15th Anniversary Special Events

Over the course of 2007, CJR along with its sister-centres in the Institute of Asian Research is planning to hold a series of events to commemorate its 15th anniversary, to celebrate accomplishments over the past 15 years, and to look toward the future in mapping out the trajectory of research on Japan at UBC.

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About Department

An introduction to our Department, its history and aims, as well as location and contact information.

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About UBC

Learn more about UBC, its campus and reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

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About Vancouver

Get to know the city, its unique setting, cultural diversity and reputation as one of the world’s most liveable cities.

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