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UW-Green Bay Dinner Lecture

Japan: A Cultural Perspective

featuring Professor Clifton Ganyard, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Chair of History


Clifton GanyardClif Ganyard became interested in Japan almost a decade ago. After participating in an institute on integrating Japanese studies into the curriculum, he began studying Japanese language, history, and culture. In 2010-2011, he spent six months living in Japan, and he now regularly teaches courses on Modern East Asian history and Japanese culture.


Wednesday evening, June 4, 2014

Gathering/Cash Bar: 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Dinner and presentation 6:30-8:00 p.m.

$29 per person

UW-Green Bay: University Union Phoenix Rooms


Japanese Dinner Menu

Soba Salad – Cherry Tomatoes, Avocado, Cilantro, Black Sesame seeds tossed with Soba Noodles and a Japanese Dressing

Yakisoba – (Vegetarian) Carrots, Onions, Cabbage, Scallions and Mushrooms Stir Fried with Chuno and Oyster sauces, then stir fried with Ramen Noodles with Pickled Ginger as a garnish

Gomoku Gohan – Chicken, Shitake mushrooms, Oyster mushrooms, Bamboo Shoots, Carrots and Scallions together with a miri soaked brown Rice (Kind of like a Japanese Paella or Risotto)

Green Tea Ice Cream

Brewed Hot Tea and Ice Water


UW-Green Bay’s Dinner Lecture Series, hosted by the Division of Outreach and Adult Access, highlights UW-Green Bay faculty expertise on various projects and interests in a socially accommodating, friendly learning atmosphere for the greater Green Bay community. Each evening event begins with a social/greeting time, followed by a delicious menu expertly prepared by the University’s chefs. While enjoying dessert, the featured guest faculty will showcase his or her work in a presentation format. The event usually culminates with a short question/answer session, usually ending by 8:15 p.m.

Dress is typically business casual and comfortable.