Index of Lectures for 2002

ASJ's 130th Anniversary: Special Events Year

2002-01-21 Annual General Meeting
Special Anniversary Event
British Embassy
"The Tokugawa Art Collection: An Illustrated Lecture"
Mr. Yoshinobu Tokugawa

2002-02-18
"Messages of Love: A Facet of Japanese Poetic Diction"
Professor Keiichi Yamanaka (Tokyo University)

2002-03-18
"Readings from the Diaries of Sir Ernest Satow, British Minister in Japan, 1895-1900: A Diplomat Returns to Japan"
Assoc. Prof. Ian Ruxton (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

2002-04-15
"Material Exchange without Human Contact: Pre-modern Japan-Southeast Asian Relations"
Prof. Yoneo Ishii

2002-05-20
"Towards an Asian Christianity"
Dr. William Johnston

2002-06-17
"Images of Japan: Comments on the Stereographs Imported into American Popular Culture, 1860-1910"
Dr. Charles Shull

2002-07-20
Kyoto University Kaikan and Yoshidayama
Special Anniversary Event
"The Role of Yoshidayama in the Development of Buddhism andShinto in Kyoto"
Dr. Hubert Durt
(A walking tour of Yoshidayama follows)

2002-09-30
Special Anniversary Event
"The Rediscovery of the Japanese Sword"
Mr. Kenji Mishina

2002-10-30
Swedish Embassy
Special Anniversary Event
A topic concerning the Meiji Emperor
Dr. Donald Keene
Special Guests: TIH The Crown Prince and Princess; TIH Prince and Princess Takamado (ASJ Patrons)

2002-11-18
Special Anniversary Event
"Introduction to the Noh Theatre--the inner world of Umewaka Noh"
Mr. Naohiko Umewaka

2002-12-09
Special Anniversary Event
"Edwin O. Reischauer: Historian, Missionary, Prophet"
Dr. George Packard