Tag Archive: JSIE

Designing Places for People to Meet

Monday, February 8 – Friday, February 12, 2016 Award-winning architect Manabu Chiba proved he has as much stamina as talent by delivering 4 lectures in 3 cities in 5 days, explaining his personal and professional philosophy of how building design functions … Continue reading →

Writers on Writing: Mitsuyo Kakuta in conversation with Rui Umezawa

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 During her first visit to Canada, acclaimed Japanese author Mitsuyo Kakuta delighted a packed house of fans with a reading from her million-selling novel The Eighth Day, followed by a discussion with local author Rui Umezawa, … Continue reading →

Mitsuyo Kakuta at the International Festival of Authors 2015

Saturday, October 24, 2015 Japan was ably represented at the Harbourfront Centre’s 36th annual International Festival of Authors by the highly prolific and celebrated writer Mitsuyo Kakuta on her first Canadian visit. The best-selling author participated in two events, reading … Continue reading →

The Logic and Context of Conformity: Japan’s Entry into International Society

Friday, September 11 – Monday, September 14, 2015 On September 11 at U of T’s Jackman Humanities Institute, Professor Tomoko Okagaki, a Professor of International Politics in the Faculty of Law at Dokkyo University in Saitama, Japan, delivered a fascinating … Continue reading →