Monthly Archives: February 2022

Film Screen and Talk Event (Friday, March 11th, 2022)

The Japanese program in the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature cordially invites you to join us for the film screening event of a Japanese film, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Wife of a Spy, followed by Dr. Marie Thorsten’s talk.

1. Film Screening

Kiyoshi Kurosawa, dir. Wife of A Spy (2021)

The film can be watched by the following link with your Baruch ID.

2. Dr. Marie Thorsten’s Lecture

Dr. Marie Thorsten will discuss two Japanese films Sea and Poison (Kumai Kei, 1986) and Wife of a Spy (Kurosawa Kiyoshi, 2021). Her lecture, entitled “Visual within Visual: Ethics of Viewing,” draws attention to the visual medium within the medium to bring focus to the act of viewing itself. This lecture is funded by the WSAS dean’s office (Global Lecture Series), organized by the Japanese Program at Baruch College. The flyer was made by Baruch Japan Club.

Date: March 11th, 2022 (Friday)

Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm during the class of “Film and Moving Image Culture in Japan” (open to the Baruch community)

Venue: on Zoom (Register for access to the Zoom link below)

Contact: Shige (CJ) Suzuki, PhD

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Japan Parade Art Contest 2022″, organized by Japan Day @ Central Park.

Japan Day is a highly anticipated annual event in the spring in Central Park, which celebrates Japanese culture. 
In this year 2022, Japan Day is organizing the first-ever Japan Parade in New York City on Saturday, May 14.

This year marks the 10th art contest as well as the first-ever Japan Parade Art Contest.

We are currently accepting submissions for our art contest, to decide on the official image & design for the upcoming event.
The chosen artwork will be used for the event’s collateral materials including official poster, official program,T-shirt etc.
The winner will also receive round-trip Economy class tickets to Japan for two, provided by ANA/ All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. and Brand Watches by CITIZEN WATCH AMERICA.
Please visit our website for more details.
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NY Future Lab Podcast

NY Future Lab is a online podcast that focuses on “Gen Z” and “Millennials” who are the protagonists of the coming era. NY Future Labs delivers an insiders view on what young Americans usually think, what they are influenced by, and what their characteristics and perceptions of Japanese Culture.

Join the podcast here:

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