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Japan-America Society of Hawaii
  Utsushi: The Art of Copying with guest speaker Princess Akiko of Mikasa
October 12, 2010

Long considered "a nation of copiers," Japan has historically established their own cultural forms by modifying borrowed ideas from other cultures. Many have seen this in a negative light, however this international symposium hopes to challenge the stereotypes attached to the works of utsushi through a look at the issues of reproduction, allusion, transculturation, adaptation and pedagogy in the Japanese art tradition. Th e participating speakers will off er their professional insight with a the goal of rearticulating "the socio-political, religio-cultural and ideological importance of utsushi"...more

The Japan America Society of Alabama
& The Japan-America Society of Georgia
  JASA/JASG Co-op Golf Tournament
October 10, 2010

A cooperative effort by the SE Regional Japan-America Societies, members of the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS), Premier golf event drawing from throughout Alabama, Georgia and our neighboring states, sponsored by members of JASA (Alabama) and JASG (Georgia) in an effort to expose our Japanese groups from various cities to the greater Japanese community in the Southeast...more

Japan-America Society of Indiana
  Indiana State Fair: "Bridges to Japan Exhibition"
August 6 - 22, 2010

As the largest multi-day event in the state of Indiana, the Indiana State Fair attracts almost 1,000,000 visitors through a presentation of agriculture and exhibits. The Indiana State Fair is considered one of the "best" or highest quality state fairs in the country, and in 2009, the dates were extended an additional five days to accommodate programming and crowds of the ever popular event....more

- Japan Society, New York -
  Japan Cuts: Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema
July 1 - 16, 2010

JAPAN CUTS returns with the only large-scale Japanese film festival in North America, offering U.S. and NY premieres of the latest and best in Japanese cinema. In its fourth consecutive year, the summer festival will screen over 20 titles (the most ever!), including co-presentations with the New York Asian Film Festival (July 1-4) and a special selection of films from the last decade (Best of Unreleased Naughties!) which have not been treated to U.S. release...more

- Japan America Society of Southern California -
  101st Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration
Wednesday, June 9, 2010

The 101st Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration will kickoff of the Japan America Society's second century of building business and personal relationships between Japanese and Americans! We will celebrate this historic milestone with The Honorable John V. Roos, United States Ambassador to Japan on his first official appearance in Southern California since being assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo...more

- Japan Society of Northern California -
  Kanrin Maru Symposium: The Future of the US-Japan Relationship
Monday, May 10, 2010

The Japan Society of Northern California will mark the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Japan's first diplomatic mission to the United States with a major international symposium on the future role of the US-Japan partnership, and emerging regional and global common agendas. Do not miss this important event, which will examine the outlook for this 150-year-old "indestructible relationship" in its diplomatic, business and civil society dimensions...more

- Japan America Society of St. Louis -
Saturday, April 3, 2010

The Japan America Society of St. Louis is hosting the third annual UNIVERSITY LEVEL Japanese Speech Meet at the University of Missouri - St. Louis. Come join us to win some prizes and meet fellow students who share your passion...more

- The Japan-America Society of Georgia -
  2010 Japan Academic Challenge & Japanese Speech Contest
Saturday, March 27, 2010

The Japan Academic Challenge is an annual quiz-show style competition that tests the students' knowledge of Japanese culture, grammar, and language. In the competition, high schools throughout the Southeast compete in 4 different levels as students showcase their special understanding of Japan...more

- Japan-America Society of Central Ohio -
  11th annual Japanese Speech Contest
Saturday, March 6, 2010

Wild about the Japanese language or just enjoy a good challenge? The Japanese Language Speech Contest is the place for you to be! Meet others who are learning Japanese and who are interested in Japan! Win great Prizes! Categories for both high school and college students...more

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