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After the Midterm Elections – US Politics/Society and Japan

Wednesday, November 14, 2018   19:00 - 21:00

  • Miya Shichinohe-Suga (Professor in the Area Studies Department at Tokyo Gakugei University)
  • Paul Sracic

Following the US mid-term Congressional elections, we will have a discussion their results and what they tell us about American society and its evolution. We’ll also discuss how young Japanese are reacting to events in the United States and how this impacts Japanese society and perceptions of the United States.

Date & Time:
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   19:00 - 21:00 (Doors open at 18:30)
1F, Parliament student lounge, Azabu Hall
Temple University, Japan Campus
2-8-12 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo

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Robert Dujarric (ICAS Director)
RSVP is encouraged (e-mail to icas@tuj.temple.edu), but not required. RSVPなしでも参加できますので、直接会場へ起こしください。


Miya Shichinohe-Suga

Professor in the Area Studies Department at Tokyo Gakugei University

Miya Shichinohe-Suga is professor in the Area Studies Department at Tokyo Gakugei University. A historian specializing on the US Census, race and immigration/migration, her current book projects are on the how the he US Census had enumerated minorities, e.g., “Free Blacks,” “Civilized Indians,” and Asians, and on Japanese trans-Pacific migration from 1860 to 1885. Her recent publications include the following: “Nihonjin ijyūshi to sensasushi no linkēji: 1860-1870, [Linking US Census history and Japanese migration history: 1860-1870],” Journal of the Japanese Overseas Migration Museum, JICA Yokohama 12 (March 2018). She served as a visiting scholar at the US Census Bureau in Washington DC in 2008. She holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. from International Christian University (ICU) and a B.A. in American Studies from Tsuda College. http://univinfo.u-gakugei.ac.jp/u-gakugei/hp/m-suga1.html (Japanese)

Paul Sracic