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West meets East in ‘Portugal, Jesuits, and Japan’

So far as I can tell there’s been no official announcement, so it may be time for us simply to declare here: It’s “Japan Month” in New England.

Even as this region sends its own treasures, both artworks and people, to Japan (masterpieces from the Museum of Fine Arts in Osaka; Caroline Kennedy preparing, according to press reports, to be the next US ambassador in Tokyo), this region is enjoying its own impressive run of Japanese exhibits.

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