Since 1986, the Donald Keene Center has provided free programs dedicated to introducing Japanese culture, in all its depth and diversity, to new audiences. Combining public outreach with interdisciplinary scholarship, the Center seeks not only to inform but also to inspire. As we celebrate our thirtieth anniversary, we look forward to your continued patronage and generous support in helping future generations to experience the richness of cultural discovery. Read more »
Upcoming EventsWe have many exciting events scheduled for the Spring.
Abe Yasuro (Nagoya University) and Abe Mika (Historiographical Institute, The University of Tokyo)Medieval Japanese Culture Lecture Series (Conducted in Japanese)
Tuesday 28th March, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia UniversityCo-sponsored by Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture
No registration required
Kären Wigen(Professor of History, Frances and Charles Field Professor, Stanford University)
Mapping History in Tokugawa Japan