Category Archives: Japan

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