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Speaker Series

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 Cabinetry

    About: David Jackson explores the depth of traditional Japanese cabinetry and its lasting beauty and influence.
    Date: Friday, November 7, 2014

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  • Documentary Film Screening - Tikotin, A Life Devoted to Japanese Art

    About: Documentary Film - Tikotin, A Life Devoted to Japanese Art.
    Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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  • Ōtagaki Rengetsu Symposium

    About: 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

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  • 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

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