Prange Collection materials in JICC Exhibition

The Prange Collection is excited to announce that six of its baseball-related magazines will be included in an exhibition at the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), the Embassy of Japan, in Washington DC. The exhibition celebrates the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game coming to Washington DC this summer.  For detailed information, please visit […]

Maryland Day 2018

On Saturday, April 28, more than 85,000 people visited the University of Maryland for the 20th annual Maryland Day, the University’s Open House.  We welcomed hundreds of those visitors to Hornbake Library North for Chinese calligraphy and origami! Members of the University of Maryland Origami Club joined us.  They displayed their own origami creations and […]

A Talk by Robert Hegwood (University of Pennsylvania) is now available on YouTube

We are happy to announce that the lunchtime talk by Robert Hegwood, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania and recipient of a 20th Century Japan Research Award, is now available on the Prange Collection’s YouTube channel.   His talk is entitled ““Rebuilding Japan’s Image: Japanese Americans and Japan’s Postwar Grassroots Diplomacy.”   It was delivered on […]

“Bringing the Archives of Wartime and Occupied Japan to Life: Perspectives from the Public and Private Sectors” – Panel Discussion @ UCLA

On Monday, April 30, at 12-2pm, the UCLA East Asian Library will host a panel discussion event on Japanese archival materials.  This event is sponsored by UCLA East Asian Library and UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies.  This is also a part of UCLA East Asian Library’s 70th anniversary celebration program.  The title of the panel discussion is “Bringing the […]

Victor Delnore Exhibition at the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

Celebrating the University of Maryland Libraries’ donation of the digital copies of Victor Delnore Papers to the city of Nagasaki, the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum is holding an exhibition, “Victor Delnore Exhibition” between March 9 through July 31, 2018. For more details, please visit the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum’s website (Japanese only).  

Visit us on Maryland Day 2018!

Saturday, April 28 is Maryland Day! It is the University of Maryland’s annual open house event, and we’re celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.  We will offer Origami and Calligraphy tables at the 1st floor of Hornbake Library North from 10am to 4pm.  Come visit us!

Follow #JapaninDC!

As the Association for Asian Studies‘s annual conference in Washington DC approaches (March 22-25), we will be sharing AAS/Japan/Prange Collection related information via a hashtag #JapaninDC throughout this month on our social media accounts.  Please follow our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram! Here are some example tweets… We know some of @AASAsianStudies members will be visiting the Prange […]