Morikami’s Speaker Series focuses on a variety of topics related to Japan’s culture and society. Guest speakers from academic, literary, art and international circles cover exhibit-related and general interest topics focusing on the humanities. Morikami proudly presents its lecture series funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Legacy of Japan’s Historical CabinetryAbout: David Jackson explores the depth of traditional Japanese cabinetry and its lasting beauty and influence.Date: Friday, November 7, 2014
Documentary Film Screening - Tikotin, A Life Devoted to Japanese ArtAbout: Documentary Film - Tikotin, A Life Devoted to Japanese Art.Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Ōtagaki Rengetsu SymposiumAbout: Talks by Professors Sayumi Takahashi Harb & Yukio Lippit introduce Otagaki Rengetsu, and her important role in Japanese history and art.Date: Thursday, March 12, 2015
Japan as “The Robot Kingdom”About: Frederik L. Schodt discusses what “The Robot Kingdom” really means, how it came to be, and challenges the industry has faced in recent years.Date: Friday, June 26, 2015