Symposia: 「ここにいた」and "Future Visualizations" Jan. 28/29, Waseda University

Eric Siercks Announcement
Subject Fields
Japanese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Digital Humanities, Literature

The Yanai Initiative for Globalizing Japanese Humanities at Waseda University and UCLA invites you to join us for two days of exhibitions, performances, and talks at Waseda University on January 28th and 29th, 2023.

Date: Saturday, January 28th
Time: 1pm – 5:30pm
Location: Ono Auditorium, Waseda University

「ここにいた−−小説家、彫刻家、工学者、メディア・アーティスト それぞれがそれぞれの視点から」

This event will feature an original exhibition, performance, and roundtable session with four important contemporary Japanese artists and writers:

小田原のどか (Odawara Nodoka)
筧康明 (Kakehi Yasuaki)
古川日出男 (Furukawa Hideo)
藤幡正樹 (Fujihata Masaki)
Moderator: Michael Emmerich

Saturday’s event is in Japanese, no interpretation available.
Link (with registration):


Date: Sunday, January 29th
Time: 1pm – 5pm
Location: Ono Auditorium, Waseda University

“Future Visualizations: At the Intersection of Media and Data”

This event will feature three talks and a roundtable by contemporary scholars of digital humanities:

Javier Cha (University of Hong Kong)
Paula Curtis (UCLA)
Tamara Fuchs (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Moderator: Eric Siercks

Sunday’s event is in English, no interpretation/limited translation available.
Link (with registration):

Both events are free. Limited seating, registration encouraged. Please visit the website links above to register.


Contact Information

Yanai Initiative, Waseda University

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