Past Events

Both Eyes Open performance
Screenshot of Zoom Webinar

Recorded Events

Recorded Zoom Webinars and other past live events. 


Events Archive

A list of public CJS events from 2000 to present.


Berkeley Japan Prize

The Berkeley Japan Prize is a lifetime achievement award from the Center for Japanese Studies to an individual who has made significant contributions in furthering the understanding of Japan on the global stage.


Berkeley Japan New Vision Award

The Berkeley Japan New Vision Award is a prize the Center for Japanese Studies awards to an individual who has, in recent times, dramatically transformed our vision of Japan.

50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary Events — Hybrid Japan

The Center for Japanese Studies' 50th Anniversary year and a half long program of events featured prominent Japanese studies scholars, politicians, artists, and celebrities.