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4月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 April General Meeting – News in the Age of the Internet by Robin Harding Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 10:00 – 12:00 JSTVenue: Over ZoomTopic: News in the Age of the InternetSpeaker: Robin Harding, Tokyo Bureau Chief, Financial TimesFee: Free. (Though you may choose to pay an Optional Attendance Fee. CWAJ is a 100% volunteer, not-for-profit organization. Our work is fueled by kind contributions. Please consider offering an attendance fee, no matter how small)Sign-up: RSVP by noon Monday, April 12, 2021 Twenty years ago, the media was a cosy club of newspapers, radio and television: they took different political positions but usually agreed on the facts. Today people get their news from a host of

篠田桃紅先生に、心からの感謝を捧げ、ご冥福をお祈りいたします。

CWAJが言葉に尽くせないほどお世話になってまいりました篠田桃紅先生が、3月1日に107歳の天寿を全うされました。 1966年から昨年まで52回にわたってCWAJ版画展にご出品くださり、女性が女性の教育を支えるという会の理念に共鳴して惜しみない援助を続けてくださった篠田先生に、心からの感謝を捧げ、ご冥福をお祈りいたします。 ( 写真は左上から時計回りに)1)初めてのリトグラフ 2)2013年CWAJ現代版画展 特別展「百歳を寿ぐ」にて 3) 2005年第50回CWAJ現代版画展オープニング 中央は秋篠宮妃殿下4) 2009年CWAJ併設展オープニング (2~4は東京アメリカンクラブ) Tweet

3月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 March General Meeting – My Noh World – Mother and Daughter’s View of Noh Theatre with Madeleine and Soraya Umewaka Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 10:00 – 12:00 JSTVenue: Over ZoomTopic: My Noh WorldSpeaker: Madeleine and Soraya UmewakaFee: Free. (Though you may choose to pay an Optional Attendance Fee. CWAJ is a 100% volunteer, not-for-profit organization. Our work is fueled by kind contributions. Please consider offering an attendance fee, no matter how small)Sign-up: RSVP by noon Monday, March 8, 2021 The classical theatre, Noh, goes back to the 14th century and is the oldest major theatre art that is still regularly performed today. Yet for many contemporary Japanese, Noh,

2月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 February General Meeting – Join our meeting to hear Mark Bookman present to us on the costs and benefits of technological innovation in building a barrier-free Japan Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 10:00 – 12:00 JSTVenue: Over ZoomTopic: Building a Barrier-Free Japan with Mark BookmanSpeaker: Mark BookmanFee: Free. (Though you may choose to pay an Optional Attendance Fee. CWAJ is a 100% volunteer, not-for-profit organization. Our work is fueled by kind contributions. Please consider offering an attendance fee, no matter how small)Sign-up: RSVP by noon Monday, 8 February 2021 The preparation, execution, and aftermath of mega events like the Paralympics can create dramatic shifts in disability politics on both local and global scales. Nowhere is

新年おめでとうございます

CWAJより、皆様のご健康とご多幸を心よりお祈りいたします。丑(牛)は粘り強い努力と誠実さを表わし、学問の神様の使いでもあります。まさにCWAJの理念そのものです。一人でも多くの若者に教育の機会を与えるために、私たちは今年も一歩一歩努力を続けてまいります。

1月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 January General Meeting – Speaker: Chizuko Ueno Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021Venue: Over ZoomTopic: COVID-19 Impact on Gender Equality in JapanSpeaker: Ms. Chizuko UenoFee: Free. (Though your support is always welcome)Sign-up: RSVP by noon Monday, 18 January 2021 Let’s kick off 2021 together at our first General Meeting of the New Year! Women around the world struggle for equality, Japan is no exception. The global ranking of Japan’s Gender Gap Index (GGI) is going lower and lower year-by-year. In 2019 Japan was ranked near the bottom of the list of 188 countries. Chizuko Ueno is working to change the status of women in Japan. She is president of the Women’s Action Network, a non-profit organization

12月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 December General Meeting – The World and Japan, Through My Finder by photojournalist Natsuki Yasuda Date: December 2, 2020 Time: 1:00 am – 11:30amVenue: Over ZoomTopic: The World and Japan, Through My FinderSpeaker: Ms. Natsuki YasudaFee: Free. Suggested donations 1,000 yen for Zoom participationSign-up: RSVP We will be treated to a lecture by photojournalist Natsuki Yasuda.  A native of Kanagawa Prefecture, Natsuki was born in 1987. She is the Vice President of Dialogue for People as well as its photojournalist. At the age of 16 she first travelled overseas to Cambodia to interview children in poverty as a reporter for a friendship mission organized by NPO ‘Kokkyo naki Kodomotachi (KnK)’. Natsuki currently works on refugee, poverty and natural

11月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 November General Meeting, Speaker: Jenifer Rogers Date: November 11, 2020 Time: 9:30 am Networking over coffee/tea, 10 am Official start Venue: International House Japan and Zoom MeetingTopic: A diversity of experience in Japan – My Journey to Board positions on Japanese companiesSpeaker: Ms. Jenifer RogersFee: 2,500 yen for in-person participation; Suggested donations 1,000 yen for Zoom participationSign-up: RSVP by noon on November 5, 2020 Jenifer’s exposure to Japan began almost 40 years ago when she first came to Tokyo with her parents in 1981 as a student.  In her first 2 years at Sophia University she studied Japanese and learned about the Japanese culture. After graduating from Georgetown Law School in Washington DC, she came back