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Sushi Sushi! A Discussion of Japanese Food and Values

Sushi, Sushi 寿司寿司

With Harvard’s Theodore Bestor Monday, October 25 at 5:30pm McDermott Conference Room, Donahue Building 41 Temple Street

Cultural anthropologist Theodore Bestor, a specialist on contemporary Japanese culture, will talk about the confluence of food and cultural values among the Japanese today. The audience will sample freshly made sushi. Sponsored by the Rosenberg [...]

New Additions to Sawyer Library’s East Asian Collection

The Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies has helped enhance the East Asian collection at Suffolk’s Mildred F. Sawyer Library by accepting bookdonations from both the Japan Foundation and Wontak Hong, professor emeritus at Seoul National University in Korea.

“It’s going to strengthen our collection in the area of Japanese and Korean studies,” Acting Sawyer [...]

Japanese Health Insurance and the Cosmetic Surgery Room

A lecture by Mark Ramseyer, of Harvard Law School Tuesday, April 14, 2009 4:00pm Poetry Center, Mildred F. Sawyer Library (3rd floor) 73 Tremont St

Mark Ramseyer is the Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies at Harvard University. Over the past several years, his research has focused on the finance and governance of Japanese firms. [...]