Events

Maryland Day 2017

On Saturday, April 29, we welcomed over 300 visitors to the 4th floor of Hornbake Library North for East Asian arts and crafts as part of Maryland Day 2017, the University of Maryland’s annual open house. Chinese calligraphy is always popular with visitors of all ages.   At the Origami tables, we demonstrated how to make […]

International Women’s Day Exhibit

Several items from the Prange Collection regarding the International Women’s Day (March 8) are in display in the Maryland Room, the first  floor of the Hornbake Library North.  “International Women’s Day in Japan during the 1940s as seen through materials in the Gordon W. Prange Collection” is available from February 1 through February 24, 2017.  The […]

UMD Class Visit (JAPN 401), 2016

On September 27, 2016, Professor Michele Mason, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Maryland, brought students from her class, Readings in Modern Japanese Literature(JAPN 401), to the Prange Collection.  The primary course objective is to enhance reading skills in Japanese and to develop an understanding and appreciation for Japanese literature and […]

Archives Fair 2016

On October 5, 2016, the Prange Collection participated the Archives Fair 2016 held at the National Museum of American History.  The Archives Fair is sponsored by Smithsonian Institution Archives and Special Collections Council, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference DC and Maryland Caucuses, and the National Archives Assembly.  The Prange Collection participated as one of archives presenters, along with […]

The Japan-America Student Conference (JASC) Visit

On August 13, 2016, the Prange Collection and Special Collections and University Archives welcomed over 70 students participating in the 68th Japan-America Student Conference (JASC).  The students were greeted by Dr. Joseph Scholten, Associate Director of the University of Maryland’s Office of International Affairs, and then introduced to two unique collections in the University of Maryland Libraries: […]

The report of “Zadankai: Class, Gender and Ethnicity in Postwar Japan” is now available

The report of “Zadankai: Class, Gender and Ethnicity in Postwar Japan” has been uploaded at UCLA Library’s Website.  The pictures from events, the detailed list of resources, the handouts, the exhibit materials and the recording of discussion are available.

Maryland Day 2016

On Saturday, April 30, we welcomed many visitors to the 4th floor of Hornbake Library North for East Asian arts and crafts as part of Maryland Day 2016, the University of Maryland’s annual open house. This year, we demonstrated how to make an origami hat (kabuto).  The Prange staff made an oversized origami hat under which […]