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September 2019

[Asia Society Texas Center in Houston] Tsuruya Kōkei: Modern Kabuki Prints Revised & Revisited

Saturday, September 14, 2019 | 10:00 am - Sunday, January 19, 2020 | 6:00 pm
Asia Society of Texas Center in Houston, 1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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OVERVIEW: The Asia Society Texas Center in Houston is celebrating the 30th anniversary of contemporary Japanese kabuki print artist Tsuruya Kōkei's first solo show in America. Through the use of fragile materials, blended with the dynamic images of traditional Japanese Kabuki, Kōkei blends tradition with innovation to create truly unique works. This exhibition features all of his actor prints from 1984-1993, and an opening reception will be held on September 19 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Admission Information: Admission…

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January 2020

February 2020

Understanding Religious Nationalism in Japan: Dispatches from the Field

Tuesday, February 4 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
John G. Tower Center for Political Studies, Carr Collins Hall, Room 227, 3300 University Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75275
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Overview: Japan routinely ranks as one of the world’s least religious countries, whereas few as one in ten survey respondents self-identify as having religious faith. It is, therefore, striking to note the apparent influence religions and religion-inspired ideologues exert on Prime Minister Abe Shinzō and his governing coalition. In this talk, McLaughlin will draw on his ongoing ethnographic research on the Association of Shinto Shrines, as well as Shinto-, Buddhism- and otherwise religiously aligned participants within Nippon Kaigi (Japan Conference),…

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2020 Japan Currents Symposium

Thursday, February 13 | 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria, 14901 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75234 United States
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Summer 2020 will mark the second time Japan hosts the Summer Olympic Games and baseball will return as an Olympic sport, after a 12-year hiatus. Baseball has long been a common language between the U.S. and Japan, and the countries have arguably the world's two most recognizable professional leagues. Baseball is also big business with players like the Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani influencing multi-million-dollar marketing deals and Dallas-based HKS designing a new $530 million dollar stadium in Kitahiroshima, near Sapporo. Join us for a conversation with two expert panels of executives, players, and historians on the economic and diplomatic importance of baseball within U.S.-Japan relations.

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March 2020

Nitto Tire’s Unconventional Strategy with Tomo Mitzutani

Wednesday, March 4 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Petroleum Club, 2200 Ross Ave
Dallas, TX 75201
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Join us for a conversation with Tomo Mizutani on how he turned around a fledgling company to become a major player in the tire industry.

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[North Texas Soccer Association] SheBelieves Cup: USA vs. Japan

Wednesday, March 11
Toyota Stadium, 9200 World Cup Way
Frisco, TX 75033
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Come see Megan Rapinoe and Team USA face off against the Japan National Women's team on March 11 in the 2020 SheBelieves Cup! Pre-sale begins today and goes through January 17th Tickets Here

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May 2020

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