ICJS Event:
"Black History Month Tribute 2007"

In celebration of Black History Month 2007, JAFA and ICJS will sponsor an evening of African American heritage.

Saturday, February 24, 2007
5:30 - 10 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)
The Pink Cow (Access)
4,000 yen (Students 3,500 yen w/ID); cash bar
Seating is limited. RSVP required.

Special Guest

Ms. Nthabiseng Malefane
Minister Councilor, Embassy of South Africa

"The support and contribution of African Americans to the struggle for Human Rights and ending apartheid in South Africa"

DJ - (and dancing, if you like!)

Panel Discussion

African American Heritage

Vocal Presentation

Cris Gillyard featuring James Atchison

'Soul Food' Buffet

A finger lickin' good spread of Southern specialties including:

Fried chicken
Homemade macaroni & cheese
Southern pulled pork B-B-Q
Black eyed peas
And many other delectable items

About ICJS

The ICJS is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan. The Institute hosts lectures, seminars, and symposia that provide a forum for Japanese studies scholars to present their work on issues related to contemporary Japanese social, cultural, and political issues. The ICJS reflects TUJ's commitment to offering research and study programs linking Japan and other countries, fostering greater overseas understanding of Japan, and serving an innovative role in international education in Japan.

Presented by

African American Friendship Association (JAFA) Tokyo

Temple University, Japan Campus
Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies