Shaping the Future Emperor through English Language Lessons: Elizabeth Vining and Crown Prince Akihito

Start Date: April 25, 2018
End Date: April 25, 2018
Time Detail: 7-8pm EDT
Location: Online
Type of Course: Simulcasts and Webinars
Course Description: Shaping the Future Emperor through English Language Lessons: Elizabeth Vining and Crown Prince Akihito, with Cynthia Daugherty, Seinan Gakuin University, Fukuoka, Japan

Librarian and author Elizabeth Gray Vining was the personal English tutor for then-Crown Prince (and now Emperor) Akihito from 1946-1950. The story of how she obtained this position, and the influence she had on Akihito, helps us to better understand the immediate post-war period in Japan.
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