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Engage Asia’s October 2021 Newsletter

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October 9, 2021

Mark your calendar for November 2

 

Join us on November 2 for our webinar, “The Magic of Minka: Traditional Japanese Farmhouses”!

For centuries, the great traditional farmhouses known as “Minka” have provided shelter and embodied the values of the agrarian society of pre-modern Japan.  Their huge sturdy posts and powerful beams have withstood earthquakes and other natural disasters, demonstrating the artistry of Japanese carpenters and the strength of traditional wood joinery.  Preserved and reconstructed today, they offer silent testimony to the enduring beauty and resilience of traditional Japanese cultural values.

This program will present the work of Yoshihiro Takishita, Japan’s leading advocate for the preservation of historic Minka and an eloquent spokesman for the wisdom and artistry to be learned from Japan’s past.

The event, which EngageAsia will co-sponsor with CIE-US, will feature Japanese architect Yoshihiro Takishita and former President of Japan Society Boston Peter Grilli.

EVENT DETAILS

Date/time: November 2, 8:00 PM EDT (November 3, 9:00 AM JST)

Location: Zoom webinar (click button below to register)

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“Nourishing Japan” Film Screening & Discussion

Join us for a virtual screening and discussion with Alexis Agliano Sanborn on her film, “Nourishing Japan”. The webinar is scheduled for Nov. 11 (Thursday) at 7:00 PM Eastern.

Registration will open later this month.

New Webinar Recording

Did you miss our September webinar celebrating the launch of international education expert Rajika Bhandari’s new book, America Calling: A Foreign Student in a Country of Possibility? You can watch a recording of the event on our Vimeo channel.

Click here to watch.

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