Fall 2020: Race, Citizenship, and Inclusion/Exclusion

Fall 2020 Lecture Series
Race, Citizenship, and Inclusion/Exclusion

Model Minority Ideology and Antiblackness in Japanese American History
Professor Scott Kurashige, Texas Christian University
October 6, 2020 | 6 p.m. Pacific Time, a free Zoom Lecture
Japan Time October 7 at 10 a.m.

Citizenship in Japan: from “Closed Country” to “Unity in Diversity”
Professor Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Australian National University
October 20, 2020 | 6 p.m. Pacific Time
Japan Time October 21, 2020 at 10 a.m.

Demographic Decline, Population Aging, and Immigration in Japan:  Changes in Store for the Ethno-nation?
Professor Glenda Roberts, Waseda University
November 5, 2020 | 6 p.m. Pacific Time,
Japan Time November 6, 2020 at 11 a.m.

My Brother's Husband: Changing Attitudes towards Same-Sex Marriage in Manga
Professor Jon Holt, Portland State University
Presented by Encorepreneur Café and Co-Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies
Part of Encorepreneur Cafe's Japanese Manga Virtual Lecture Series
November 11, 2020 |  6 p.m. Pacific Time
Japan Time November 12, 2020 at 11 a.m.

The OIST Experiment: Building a World Class Science and Technology University in Okinawa
Dr. Mary Collins, Provost (OIST) &  Mr. David Janes, Senior Advisor for Institutional Development (OIST) and Managing Director, OIST Foundation
November 17,  2020 | 6 p.m. Pacific Time
Japan Time November 18, 2020 at 11 a.m.

How Can You Afford to Do Those Things?
Bob Lewis, former President and Co-Owner, Columbia Vista Corp.
December 1, 2020 | 6 p.m. Pacific Time
Japan Time December 2 at 11 a.m.