A collaboration between ICU and the Carnegie Council, the “Gender and Japanese Culture” program was part of a one-week, fact-finding group of delegates exploring issues related to gender in Japanese society. Prof. Natsumi Ikoma received support to organized the program’s one-day workshop at ICU.
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Professor Stephen Nagy received a grant to lead a group of ICU students on a two-week trip through three cities in China: Beijing, Shanghai, and Nanjing. During their trip, students attended lectures at local universities, engaged with local university students, and visiting cultural sites.
Prof. Norie Takazawa received a grant to host a workshop for a international group of French and Japanese researchers focusing on the social status of women in the early modern Society of Orders in France.
ICU graduate student, Daniel Fernandez, received a grant to execute an experimental Butoh-based mixed media performance. The project seeks to engage the key themes of JICUF’s Rethinking Peace Studies: Translation, Memory and Dialogue.
ICU student group, Theater NIJI. received a JICUF grant to travel to schools and nursing homes in Indonesia and perform some musicals and plays. Their trip also included acting workshops for the children and some volunteering activities as well.