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May 2017

Fifth Annual JAG Works-In-Progress Retreat

May 12, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Lake Arrowhead CA United States + Google Map

Qualifications: Faculty and Graduate student applicants will be considered from JAG member institutions; participation requests from JAG alumni will also be considered.  Prospective JAG institutions are also welcome to apply, though they will have to self-fund (contact William Marotti for details).  To be considered, please submit a one-paragraph summary, and a current draft of the paper or chapter to be considered; send them to marotti@history.ucla.edu with “JAG retreat” in the subject line.  Please send in your requests by April 5,…

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June 2016

Fourth Annual Works In Progress Weekend

June 12, 2016 - June 14, 2016
Lake Arrowhead CA United States + Google Map

We will be hosting our fourth annual Works In Progress weekend at UCLA’s Lake Arrowhead conference facility on June 12-14. The CFP was sent to JAG members last month.  Please contact Bill Marotti if you need a copy.  Applications are due by April 5, though early notifications of interest via email is appreciated to facilitate better planning. This event has proven to be extremely successful as an exercise in intensive engagement and scholarly exchange, and has had substantial benefits for…

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April 2016

Seminar on the Experimental Critical Theory Program

April 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
UCLA Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States + Google Map

Join JAG in sponsoring the visit to UCLA of Kristin Ross and Harry Harootunian. Ross will be giving an open seminar on April 28 in the Experimental Critical Theory program (see http://ect.humnet.ucla.edu/ for further details and registration). Harootunian will be giving a public lecture the same week. Details TBA.

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January 2016

Art – Japanese Magazines

January 12, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lake Arrowhead CA United States + Google Map

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November 2015

UW-JSPS Joint Symposium, “Socially Engaged Art in Japan.”

November 12, 2015 - November 14, 2015
University of Washington Seattle, WA United States + Google Map

The Lighthouses - 3.11 Project ©Tsubasa Kato (all rights reserved). Lighthouse raising at Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, 2011 Photo: Kei Miyajima Socially Engaged Art in Japan A UW-JSPS Joint Symposium November 12-14, 2015 University of Washington, Seattle The past two decades have seen a surge in practices that cross the boundaries between art and social activism. Nowhere has the social turn been more deeply felt than in Japan, where the art world has seen a massive shift towards socially engaged art…

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May 2015

JAG May 2015 Work in Progress Event

May 22, 2015 - May 24, 2015
Lake Arrowhead CA United States

May 22-24, 2015 Lake Arrowhead  

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May 2014

JAG’s Works In Progress Event

May 23, 2014 @ 8:00 am - May 25, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

May 23-25, 2014 Lake Arrowhead       |   

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April 2014

“These Things Here and Now: Japanese Poetry in the Wake of the 2011 Disasters”

April 30, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
California State University, Long Beach CA United States

Jeffrey Angles, WMU April 30, 2014 CSULB Carl Anatol Center

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March 2014

“Out of Doubt: Japanese Art Post 3/11”

March 13, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
California State University, Long Beach CA United States

Gabriel Ritter, Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Dallas Museum of Art March 13, 2014 CSULB Academic Services Bldg. Rm. 384

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January 2014

Commensurable Distinctions: Intercultural Negotiations of Modern and Contemporary Japanese Visual Culture

January 31, 2014 @ 8:00 am - February 1, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
UCI – Humanities Gateway, Room 1010, 1030

A Conference of the Japanese Arts and Globalizations (JAG) Group Organizers: Bert Winther-Tamaki & William Marotti Dates: January 31-February 1, 2014 Location: University of California, Irvine; All events Humanities Gateway, room 1010 except Second Keynote Lecture in Humanities Gateway, room 1030 While modern Japanese art has often been assessed in terms of the uniqueness of its transformations or revisions of modern Euramerican art, the closeness of its products to transnational ideas and forms has typically been overlooked or regretted. This…

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