All lectures will be held from 6:30-7:30 PM at the APIC Plaza for International Cooperation (ground floor, No. 32 Kowa International Building, turn right from Exit 3, Hiroo station (Hibiya line, rear of train from central Tokyo)) unless otherwise noted.
January 24 (Mon) (Annual General Meeting precedes the lecture.
A reception follows the lecture)
Lecture location: Canadian Embassy, near Aoyama Itchohme Station (Exit 3, Ginza or Hanzohmon subway lines)
"Lulie the Iceberg, Some Thoughts on the Environment"
HIH Princess Takamado (ASJ Patron)
February 21 (Mon)
"The Japanese Government, the San Francisco Peace Treaty, and the Disposition of Okinawa, 1945-1952"
Professor Robert D. Eldridge
March 13 (Mon)
"The Game of Go in Japanese Literature"
Dr. Charles M. De Wolf
April 17 (Mon) summary
"Japanese Green Tea: An American Beverage in the Late Nineteenth Century"
Mr. Robert I. Hellyer
May 15 (Mon) summary
"The Unforgettable Alice Kurusu, Wife of a Diplomat"
The Rev. Dr. Neal Henry Lawrence, OSB
June 12 (Mon) summary
"The Role of Women in Kyogen"
Dr. June Compton
September 18 (Mon) summary
"Westerners Around Kawanabe Kyosai"
Professor Sei'ichi Yamaguchi
October 16 (Mon), 7 PM, (International House) summary
(joint meeting with International House)
"Kenzaburo Oe: In Search of a Spiritual Saviour"
Dr. Hisaaki Yamanouchi
November 13 (Mon) (Seisen University) summary
"The Tokaido: Changing Perceptions of Japanese and Foreign Travellers, 1691-1990"
Prof. Patrick Carey
December 11 (Mon) (Seisen University) summary
"Kipling's Imperial Gaze and Japan: the letters from Japan in the context of his life and work"
Dr. Matthew M. Hanley