ICJS Event: Special Screening "Japan's Peace Constitution"

Saturday, January 28, 2006
Open 5:30 p.m.
The venue will be Super-Deluxe, a space in Nishi Azabu, Tokyo. Named the "best Avante-Garde Cafe in Asia" by TimeAsia, Super-Deluxe is an extension of KDA (Klein Dytham architecture)
The cover charge is 2,000 yen, or 1,500 yen with a student ID.
TUJ students (only) will have the opportunity to buy tickets in advance at the university for 1,000yen. For more information, come by the ICJS office, room #108.

Temple University Japan's Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies will produce an event on Saturday, January 28 which will reference recent debates on Japan's resurgent Nationalism, and proposals to revise article IX of the Constitution. The event will feature a special screening of the documentary "Japan's Peace Constitution," followed by a talk and Q&A by the film's director John Junkerman.

The film will be shown with both English and Japanese subtitles: see below for more detailed information.

Torihada Minoru, a controversial performance artist who skewers right-wing nationalists with a withering comic edge, will give a special live performance after the film screening.

In the early evening, there will be workshops or discussion groups, that while especially organized for students, will also be open to the general public.

About the Movie: "Japan's Peace Constitution"

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About ICJS

The Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies (ICJS) is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.