Japan Week Lecture Series – Oct. 2-6

Submitted by: Belle Nishioka.

You are invited to an exciting Japan Week lectures series happening the week of Oct. 2 through Oct. 6, Monday through Friday. Please bring your classes or offer extra credit for attendance. If you are able to bring your class, please contact Anne Matsumoto Stewart beforehand to ensure enough space.

Schedule of Weekday Events – Time, Location

  • Oct. 2 (Monday) Game of Go “Capture Go,” 1:30-2:20 p.m., D106
  • Oct. 3 (Tuesday) Origami Workshop, 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m., D106
    • Samurai: The Code of Bushido, 1:30-2:20 p.m., D106
  • Oct. 4 (Wednesday) Haiku Lecture, 10:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m., 12:50-2:40 p.m., D106
  • Oct. 5 (Thursday) “Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice.” Movie + QA session, 9:30-10:30 a.m., D106
    • From Seattle to Fukushima: Mothers’ Radiation Lab Report, 1:30-2:20 p.m., D106
  • Oct. 6 (Friday) Japanese American History Lecture, 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m., D106
    • Taiko Lecture Demonstration,1:30 – 2:20 p.m., Carlson Theatre

It includes a documentary on Thursday, Oct. 5, of Min Yasui. President Obama posthumously awarded Min the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award for protesting the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, and fighting for civil rights and social justice issues throughout his life.

There will also be a lecture about Japanese American history on Oct. 6, which will be facilitated by staff from the Japanese American Issei Pioneer Museum.

On Saturday, Oct. 7, there will be many more fun activities, which are free and open to the public. Attached is a flyer for the Saturday activities.

Japan Week at BC website

Japan Week Facebook page

Japan Week Twitter page

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Anne Matsumoto Stewart.



Last Updated September 12, 2017