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U-M Center for Japanese Studies Thursday Lecture Series.:
Every Thurs. (except Sept. 1). Talks by national and global scholars. Sept. 8: U-M CJS director Reginald Jackson discusses the history and future of the CJS in “Looking Forward: A Communal Blueprint for our CJS 75th Anniversary Events.” Sept. 15: University of Chicago history professor Harry Harootunian joins Reginald Jackson to discuss his most recent book, “Archaism and Actuality. Historical Form, Time and Fascism in Modern Japan.” Sept. 22: U-M Japanese studies postdoc Ryan Masaaki Yokota on “Okinawan Independence and Autonomy Debates in the 1980s.” Sept. 29: U-M postdoc Jessica A. Fernández de Lara Harada discusses the experience of Mexicans of Japanese descent in “Racism, Mestizaje, and the American World War II Ethnic Cleansing of Latin American Japanese.” Noon–1:30 p.m. 110 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. For livestream preregister at bit.ly/umcjslectures. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org, 764–6307., . . . . . .