DLLC International Speaker Series to feature Japanese scholar (Sept 30)

The Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures (DLLC) is pleased to invite you to its 4th Annual International Speaker Series on Thursday, September 30, 2021, from 7-9pm EST.  During this event, Dr. Michael Sharpe, scholar of Political Science and Japanese Studies at York College of the City University of New York (CUNY), will deliver a lecture titled: “Calling the Nation Home and Contesting National Membership: The Political Incorporation of Latin American Nikkeijin (Japanese Descendants) in Japan 1990-2008.”

The lecture will be delivered via Zoom and is free and open to the public. 
Visit the DLLC website for an abstract of the lecture & to register for the Zoom link.

This event is organized by the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures at Appalachian State University with support from the Distinguished Speakers Bureau of the Northeast Asia Council (NEAC) of the Association for Asian Studies, in conjunction with the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC).