Contemporary Japan in a Global Context

A mini course for NCTA Alumni 2020

Saturday, February 22 and
Saturday February 29, 2020
9am-4pm at the University of Pennsylvania
This mini course will feature the following topics:
  • · Japan in Asia; Japan in the World
  • · On the eve of the Olympics: Sports and the environment in Japan
  • · Gender and Japanese Society
  • · Film, anime and manga
  • · Robots and Japanese Culture
  • · Making Japanese Food Global


The mini course is limited to 25 participants. Open to alumni in the Philadelphia/Eastern Pennsylvania area. Priority will be given to applicants who have completed an NCTA seminar. 
Refreshments, lunches and materials will be provided. Act 48 hours available. 
Applicants are encouraged to commit to both sessions 
Register online at:
Supported by the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) through the University of Pittsburgh national coordinating site, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for East Asian Studies and Penn Museum
Contemporary Japan in a Global Context
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 09:00 to Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 16:00
Mini Course
Event Location: 
University of Pennsylvania