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Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Japan's Manga Emperor
Features Jeffrey DuBois, University at Albany
Written By Tyler Gardinier '14, PR Intern
Sponsored by UC Center for Historical Research
Utica, NY (05/06/2014)- On Wednesday, May 7, in the DuRoss Faculty Dining Room, the History Brown Bag lunch lecture features Jeffrey DuBois from the University at Albany and his lecture titled, “Japan’s Manga Emperor: Debating the Role of the Postwar Emperor Through Graphic Novels.”
DuBois is visiting assistant professor of Japanese at Albany. He focuses his research on modern Japanese literature and intellectual thought, especially related to interpretations and representations of Japan’s emperor and imperial institution.
The lecture will begin at 12:30 p.m.; it is free and open to everyone. This is the final Brown Bag Lunch Lecture of the academic year.
For more information on the history brown bag lunch lecture, contact David Wittner, professor of history, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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