12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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U-M Center for Japanese Studies Lecture Series.:

Oct. 6, 13, 20, & 27. Talks by visiting scholars. Oct. 6: Emory University anthropology professor Chikako Ozawa-de Silva on “The Anatomy of Loneliness: Suicide, Social Connection, and the Search for Relational Meaning in Contemporary Japan.” Oct. 13: University of California-Irvine Japanese environmental humanities professor Jon L. Pitt on “Becoming Marimo: The Curious Case of a Charismatic Algae and Imagined Indigeneity.” Oct. 20: Tokyo-based American film critic and translator Mark Schilling on “The Japanese Film Industry Today: Problems and Potential.” Oct. 27: University of Hawai’i-Manoa sociology professor Aya H. Kimura on Tsukemono (Japanese Pickles) and Fermentation: Conversations on Bioeconomy and Sustainability.” Noon–1:30 p.m., 110 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. Free. 764–6307.

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