PUBLIC EVENTS 2022 ~ 2023

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture, the Japan Foundation, and the Social Science Research Council presents

Trafficking Data: How China is Winning the Battle for Digital Sovereignty

Aynne Kokas, C.K. Yen Professor at the Miller Center and an associate professor of media studies at the University of Virginia (a recipient of Abe Fellowship)

Face to face and on Zoom

Jul,y 20, 2022, 06:00 PM Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo

Face to face (Room capacity: 30, Registration closes on July 17): Please register from here F2F

Zoom:Please register from here ZOOM

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2022 

Literary Environmental Testimonies: An East/East conversation in the works of Ishimure Michiko and Abdel Rahman Munif on man-made environmental crises

Munia Hweidi, PhD Candidate in Japanese Studies at Sophia University’s (Tokyo) Graduate Program in Global Studies

Hyflex (Both in-person and on Zoom) format June 29, 15:00-16:30
Room 301 (In person)

Please register from HERE

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Film Screening supported by Catholic Jesuit Center and Center for Student Affairs

Artistic Ukraine film screening on June 29, 2022

Screening of 6 short films by Ukrainian Female Directors

Distributed by Ukrainian Female Film and Media Industry

Please click here for more information

Artistic Ukraine: Film Screening on June 29, 2022 (icc-sophia.com)

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Photo Exhibition co-hosted with Catholic Jesuit Center and Center for Student Affairs

Artistic Ukraine Photo Exhibition from June 1st~30th

Please click here for more information

Artistic Ukraine: Photo exhibition (icc-sophia.com)

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The Future of Eating Out Lecture Series

The Future of Eating Out:Restaurants in Mexico During and Beyond COVID

Scarlett Lindeman, Restaurateur and Food Journalist from Mexico City (CDMX) 

Event on Zoom

June 15, 10 pm JST (9 am EDT) 

Please register from HERE

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture and SGSRA presents

Writing for General Readers about Gender and Sexuality in Modern Japan

Sabine Frühstück, Koichi Takashima Chair and Professor of Modern Japanese Cultural Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Event on Zoom

May 21, 2022, 10:00 (Tokyo time)

Please register from HERE

Contact: sophiagsresearchassociation@gmail.com

This event is organized by Sophia Gender and Sexuality Research Association with James Farrer (GPGS) and ICC

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2022 

Beyond Bunraku: Japan’s Diverse Puppetry Heritage

Claudia Orenstein, Theatre Professor at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY

Event on Zoom

May 11, 2022, 7:00 pm (Tokyo time)

Please register from HERE

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The Future of Eating Out Lecture Series

The Future of Eating Out:A View from India in the Wake of Covid

Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal, Culinary Chronicler, Teacher and Corporate Food Consultant

Event on Zoom

May 10, 2022, 9:30~10:30 pm (Tokyo time)

May 10, 2022, 6:00~7:00 pm (India time)

May 10, 2022, 8:30~9:30 am (East Coast USA time)

Please register from HERE