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Lecture by Florian Kohlacher on 'Ikumen' marketing (Tokyo)

The Contemporary Japan Group at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Social Science

(ISS, or Shaken), welcomes you to a lecture by

Florian Kohlbacher

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), Suzhou, China


The Rise of the Ikumen Market
A Study of the Commercialisation of Japan’s New Fathers and their Identities



CFP: Modern Languages Association 2016 (Austin, TX)

Call for papers: MLA 2016
The East Asia Forum of the MLA invites you to submit paper proposals for any of the following panels, which we are planning for the January 2016 Modern Language Association annual conference, to convene in Austin, TX.
A Public Face for East Asian Poetry?
Investigating contemporary poetry's impact on readerships large and small. Papers could address new readerships, registers, or platforms for poetry. Title, 300 word abstract, and biography by 6 March 2015; Christopher Lupke (lupke@wsu.edu).

Conference: The 70th anniversary of 1945: Trouble ahead?


Date: Friday, February 27, 2015

Time: Door opens at 7:00pm, Program starts at 7:30pm

Venue: Temple University Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 2F
(access: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/maps/tokyo.html)  

Speaker:  Karoline Postel-Vinay, Professor at the National Foundation for Political Science (Sciences Po) in Paris 

Moderator:   Robert Dujarric, Director of ICAS  

Admission: Free. Open to public

Language: English