Category Archives: Japan

Apply to be an EnviroLab Asia Student Fellow for 2019- Deadline extended

Apply to be an EnviroLab Asia Student Fellow for 2019- Deadline extended

Application is due September 28, 2018.  due date has been extended to Monday, October 1, 2018, 9am. EnviroLab Asia is a dynamic 5C program that focuses on understanding environmental issues in East and Southeast Asia. We aim to engage communities and explore what comes out of the intellectual exchange between the humanities and social sciences, environmental… Continue Reading

EnviroLab Asia’s Fall Reception

EnviroLab Asia’s Fall Reception

EnviroLab Asia’s Fall Reception Tuesday, September 11, 4-6pm Richardson Garden, Pomona College Richardson Garden is located on College Avenue, between 4th Street and Bonita Ave, and is across from the Museum of Art Hosted by President Starr RSVP here: https://tinyurl.com/Fall2018Reception Learn about EnviroLab Asia’s cross-disciplinary programs: For 5C faculty & Staff: Research Labs, Research Pods, Manuscript… Continue Reading

Field trip to Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

Field trip to Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

On October 24, 2015, Kyoko Kurita, Professor of Japanese in the Dept. of Asian Languages and Literatures at Pomona College and Co-Principal Investigator of EnviroLab Asia, brought her students to visit the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden in Pasadena, CA. Here she reflects upon the trip.  What is a garden? The very idea of it expresses the… Continue Reading

On “Nuclear Nation”

On “Nuclear Nation”

Kyoko Kurita, Co-Principal Investigator of EnviroLab Asia and Professor of Japanese in the Department of Asian Languages and Literatures at Pomona College, integrated examining environmental issues in two of her courses last fall: “Advanced Japanese” and “Time & Space in Modern Japan.” Here she discusses the issues raised in the documentary, Nuclear Nation, which she… Continue Reading