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From Shokuyô to Macrobiotics: Postimperial Wellness in 1950s Japan and the World
April 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
About the speaker: Kim Brandt is a research scholar at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, at Columbia University. She specializes in twentieth-century Japanese cultural and social history. Her publications include “Kingdom of Beauty: Mingei and the Politics of Folk Art in Imperial Japan” (Duke University Press, 2007). Her new book, “Japan’s Cultural Miracle: Rethinking the Rise of a World Power, 1945-1965” (Columbia University Press, forthcoming), explores the cultural dimensions of Japan’s international rehabilitation after WWII.
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