Tag Archives: Japan

Japanese Culture Show at Beckham

From Yuki Ohmori ’13:

Do you like Japanese martial arts? How about some traditional Japanese music or dance performances? Or perhaps J-Pop? Are you up for some delicious Japanese food? Do you enjoy watching those ridiculous (but funny)  Japanese variety shows?

Then you should definitely come to the Japanese Culture Show this Saturday on April 3rd to watch your fellow Wesleyan students give you a night of entertainment immersed in Japanese Culture!

Tickets will be sold at the Box Office for $4, or $5 at the door.


Date: Saturday, April 3
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Place: Fayerweather Beckham Hall
Cost: $4

AREA to show movie about Japanese politics

For those with an interest in Japan and/or international politics, the Awareness of Relations in East Asia group will be presenting Campaign, a documentary about the Japanese political system.

After the showing, there will be a lecture and Q&A session with Professor Haddad. Watch, listen, and learn… and enjoy free food from Japanica II.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 29
Time: 4:00 PM
Place: PAC 001

Obama Love/Hate

The serendipitously named town of Obama, in the Fukui Prefecture of Japan, is throwing its support behind our homonymous presidential candidate:

[Thanks to Danica Pantic ’09 for the tip.]

Which is a nice gesture, especially when his opponent’s campaign is fueled by sentiments like these in our own country:

[Thanks to Mandy Ho ’09 for this one.]