Fwd: Methods and Metaphors in Japanese Studies (Japan at Chicago Conference)

Aaron Gerow aaron.gerow
Thu Apr 15 13:13:41 EDT 2004


Methods and Metaphors in Japanese Studies
The Second Japan At Chicago Conference

or further information contact Ted Foss, 773-702-3980,
tnfoss at midway.uchicago.edu

This Conference is made possible through the generous support of The 
Committee of the Center for East Asian Studies and the Department of
History, University of Chicago

May 20-21, 2004
Held at International House
1414 East 59th Street
The University of Chicago

For further information contact Ted Foss, 773-702-3980,
tnfoss at midway.uchicago.edu

Thursday, 20 May

9:00 a.m ? 11 a.m.


Alexis Dudden
Connecticut College
With Sorrow and Regret: The History of Apology between Japan, Korea and
the United States

Douglas Howland
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Constructing a Modern State in Japan: Sovereignty, International Law, 

James Ketelaar
University of Chicago
National History and the Event Horizon: Ezo, A Case Study

Sho Konishi
Harvard University
Reorienting Progress: The Meiji Ishin and Japanese-Russian
Transintellectual Relations

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Susan Burns
University of Chicago
Reflections on 'Edo as Method'--Gender, Sexuality, and the Un-modern 

Sally Hastings
Purdue University
Women and the Politics of Compromise, 1945-1974

Richard Reitan
University of Washington
The Ethics of Gender

12:30 p.m. 2 p.m.  Lunch

2:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m.


Katsuya Hirano
Indiana University ? South Bend
Reconsidering Histories of Popular Culture: Late Edo

Ikumi Kaminishi
Tufts University
Art History: Now and Then

Tom Looser
McGill University
Dialectics, Perspective, and the Movement of History: The Early Modern
Origins of Japan

Derek Wolff
Harvard University
Japan Unbound: Tokugawa Space and the Making of Modern Japan

4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Kevin Doak
Georgetown University
Writing the Nation, Re-stating Japan:  Modern Japan as Unfulfilled 

Stefan Tanaka
University of California San Diego

Umemori Naoyuki
Waseda University
The Itinerary of Discipline: The emergence of the modern police system 
Meiji Japan

Friday, 21 May

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Gerald Figal
Vanderbilt University
Let?s Get Physical: Archives and Artifacts in Okinawa

J. Victor Koschmann
Cornell University
The Dark Side of Subjectivity (shutaisei): Mobilization, Agency and
the Ambivalence of Modernity

William Marotti
Columbia University
Japan in the Global 1960s: the Politics of Culture and Performance

Christopher Nelson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Classroom of the Everyday: Ethnographic Storytelling and Nativist
Ethnology in Post War Japan

11:30 a.m. to 1 :00 p.m.  Lunch

1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Sharon Hayashi
Independent Scholar
New Media for New Social Movements

Yoshikuni Igarashi
Vanderbilt University
Circa 1973 Japan: The End is Near

Thomas Lamarre
McGill University
Serial Histories: Japan and Animation

Mark Lincicome
Revisiting the Continuity/Discontinuity Debate: Comparing Educational
Reform Movements in Twentieth-Century Japan

Julia Thomas
University of Notre Dame
Photography, Reality and Democracy in Occupied Japan

3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m.


Harry Harootunian
New York University
Getting Out of Japan: Spatial Hegemony, Temporal Strategy

Tets Najita
University of Chicago
Jibunshi and Rekishi

4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Reception Open to the Public

For additional information contact Ted Foss, 773-702-3980,
tnfoss at midway.uchicago.edu

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