Dr. Mariko Okada, CJS's 2012-13 Toyota Professor in Residence and 2013-14 Visiting Scholar, accepts the 2013 Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities.

Far Flung Fieldwork
CJS's Okayama Field Station featured in LSA Magazine

Setagaya Public Theatre

Setagaya Public Theatre
The company following the opening night of "Complicite: Shun-kin" at the Power Center. (Mark Gjukich, 2013)

Silent Ozu Film Series & Kataoka Ichiro

Silent Ozu Film Series & Kataoka Ichiro
The special opening of CJS's 2012 Fall Film Series at the Michigan Theater featuring professional benshi, Kataoka Ichiro. (Mike Chu, 2012)

Top of the Park 2012

Top of the Park 2012
CJS reaches out to the local community at Ann Arbor's Summer Festival, providing families and kids an opportunity to make kokeshi-style dolls. (Mike Chu, 2012)

Trip to Osaka Castle

Trip to Osaka Castle
Japanese elementary school students on a trip to the historical site of Osaka Caslte. (Mollie Hansen, 2011)

Performing Community

Performing Community
Dancers at the annual Yosakoi Festival in Kochi on the island of Shikoku. (Melissa Van Wyk, 2011)

2011 Mochitsuki

2011 Mochitsuki
A view of the snack and mochi-making areas at CJS’s 2011 Mochitsuki. (Mitch Park, 2011)

Otaru Canal Walk

Otaru Canal Walk
Streetlights and warehouses along a canal in Otaru, Hokkaido. (Kevin Hoxie, 2010)

Okonomiyaki Mura

Okonomiyaki Mura
Okonomiyaki (Japanese “pizza”) being cooked in a shop in Hiroshima. (Drew Foster, 2010)

Dancers in Sapporo

Dancers in Sapporo
An annual event in Sapporo (Hokkaido) where hundreds of men and women gather to perform choreographed dances. (Kevin Hoxie, 2010)

X-Treme Private Documentary

X-Treme Private Documentary
Documentary filmmakers, Kazuo Hara and Michael Moore take part in an on-stage conversation at the Michigan Theater. (Martin Vloet, 2007)

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