Upcoming Events

Sunday, July 28, 2019

East Asian Calligraphy Workshop

Workshop: Center for Japanese Studies | July 28 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Kazuaki Tanahashi, Calligrapher and painter

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Master calligrapher and painter Kazuaki Tanahashi offers a demonstration and hands-on workshop in conjunction with Meditation in Motion: Zen Calligraphy from the Stuart Katz Collection. After a forty-five-minute lecture-demonstration about the formation of ideographic symbols, the...   More >

 Hands-on workshop limited to 50 participants.

 $13 BAMPFA - General admission, $11 BAMPFA - Non-UC Berkeley students, disabled, 65+, FREE BAMPFA - BAMPFA members; UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff; 18 & under; one adult per child 13 & under; and artists in the BAMPFA collection/MATRIX

 Registration cost is included with BAMPFA admission. Register online

Friday, September 20, 2019

Help (Not) Wanted: Immigration Politics in Japan

Colloquium: Center for Japanese Studies | September 20 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Michael Strausz, Texas Christian University

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)

Why has Japan’s immigration policy remained so restrictive, especially in light of economic, demographic, and international political forces that are pushing Japan to admit more immigrants? In this presentation, Strausz will argue that Japan’s immigration policy has remained restrictive for two reasons. First, Japan’s labor-intensive businesses have failed to defeat anti-immigration forces within...   More >