EALC faculty, staff, graduate students, and alumnae participated in the Asian Studies Conference in Japan

EALC faculty, staff, graduate students and alumnae participated in the Asian Studies Conference Japan, held at Rikkyo University in Tokyo, July 8-9, 2017.

EALC faculty, staff, graduate students and alumnae participated in the Asian Studies Conference Japan, held at Rikkyo University in Tokyo, July 8-9, 2017.

Alumnae Sohyun Chun (Japanese PhD, 2016) of Oita University read the paper "The Grotesque Shōjo" on the panel "Imperial Female Archetypes: The Disciplined Colonial Girl, the Sexually Ambivalent Student, and the Grotesque Old Shōjo (少女)" organized and chaired by Helen Lee (Japanese BA, 1991).  Rebecca Copeland served as discussant.

Ryuta Komaki organized and chaired the panel "Science, Literature and Differential Mobilities in Modern Japan," where he also delivered the paper "One Weather Station at a Time: Japanese Meteorology and the Boundary of the Empire."

Aaron Jasny, Japanese PhD candidate and currently a research student at Tokyo University, read the paper "Japanese Mountains on the World Stage" on this same panel.

Alumna Kazue Harada (Japanese PhD 2015), assistant professor at Miami University, presented "Perceivable Radiation in the Post-Fukushima Japan in Kobayashi Erika’s The Luminous" on the panel  "Technologies of (In)visibility in Japanese Science Fiction."

Fang-Yu Li (Chinese/Comparative Literature PhD, 2015), assistant professor at New College of Florida, read the paper "Writing the Self as a Satirist: Ji Weiran’s Private Eyes" and Yunjing Xu (Chinese/Comparative Literature PhD, 2014), assistant professor at Bucknell University, presented "Satire in Chinese Literature: Satirical Text as Medium for Socio-Cultural Engagement and Identity Negotiation" on the panel  "Satire in Chinese Literature: Satirical Text as Medium for Socio-Cultural Engagement and Identity Negotiation."

For more information, visit the East Asian Languages and Cultures website.

 

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