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Japan Circa 1972: Setting The Stage For Reversion

December 17, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm  |  Virtual Event

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Please join the conversation on Okinawa, Japan, and the media in the years leading up to reversion. Yoshikuni Igarashi will discuss the contents of his recent book, Japan, 1972: Visions of Masculinity in an Age of Mass Consumerism in conversation with Drew Richardson (PhD. UCSC), and set the stage for a series of OMI events on the 50th anniversary of Okinawan Reversion.

Yoshikuni Igarashi is Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. He is the author of Bodies of Memory: Narratives of War in Postwar Japanese Culture, 1945-1970 (2000) and Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan’s Lost Soldiers (Columbia, 2016), and recently Japan, 1972: Visions of Masculinity in an Age of Mass Consumerism.

This event is made possible by the Gilbert and Margaret Nee Fund in Asian Studies.

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Date:
December 17, 2021
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Website:
https://okinawamemories.org/

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Virtual Event
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States