• Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment Bonsai is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. Contrary to popular thought, Bonsai is not kept miniature by […]
  • Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment “Ikebana” is from the Japanese ikeru (生ける?, “keep alive, arrange flowers, living”) and hana (花?, “flower”). Possible translations include “giving life to flowers” and “arranging flowers”.[1] Approach […]
  • Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment Seismic Japan is a summer study group examining the history, culture and science of earthquakes in Japan. This course is intended to […]