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.
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
The special opening of CJS's 2012 Fall Film Series at the Michigan Theater featuring professional benshi, Kataoka Ichiro. (Mike Chu, 2012)
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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- Jennifer Robertson, CJS director of graduate studies, was quoted in an article about the ever-growing use of robots in personal and industrial life in Japan, China and South Korea. September 2, 2015
- IMRA America celebrates 25 years with a gift to CJS August 17, 2015