About the Seminar

About the Seminar

Founded: 1960
Columbia University Seminar Number: 445

The Modern Japan Seminar is concerned with the history, politics, society, and culture of Japan from the late nineteenth century to the present. It emphasizes interdisciplinary dialogue among historians, anthropologists, sociologists, literary critics and other scholars from the New York area institutions. The seminar meets regularly to discuss a paper from a work in progress by a member or invited speaker. Pre-circulation of papers and discussant comments encourage in-depth discussion and debate.

For any questions, please contact:

ChairYukiko Koga, Assistant Professor
(Hunter College), [email protected]

Rapporteurs: Clay Eaton and Joshua Schlachet, Doctoral Students
(Columbia University), [email protected], [email protected]