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Japanese Art Society of America’s Online and In-Person Talk

The first female Japanese study-abroad students to the U.S. sponsored by the Meiji Government

Meiji Modern: What Women’s Education Means Then and Now
Sunday, August 27 at 7PM EDT (Monday, August 28 at 9:15AM Toyko Time)
International House of Japan
5-11-16 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

In recognition and celebration of the Japanese Art Society of America’s upcoming exhibition Meiji Modern: Fifty Years of New Japan opening at Asia Society New York on October 3, 2023, this panel discussion explores the significance of education, in particular women’s education and modernization, by a panel of experts.

Japan took its steps to modernization 150 years ago. What was achieved then, and how is it still relevant today? The significance of education will be discussed by Dr. Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History, Columbia University; Dr. Junko Hibiya, Former President of International Christian University; and Dr. Nick Honma of Digital Museum of Japanese History in New York. The program will be moderated by Claire Chino, Asia Society Japan Founding Member.

This event will be conducted online and in-person and registration is required. Online participation is open to the public and free. In-person participation is for Asia Society members and guests only.

For more information, click here.