Fwd: Censorship, Media and Literary Culture in Japan: From Edo toPostwar, Intl Symposium at Columbia
aaron.gerow at yale.edu
Tue Feb 10 11:41:16 EST 2009
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Mee Christine Chang <mc3084 at columbia.edu>
> CENSORSHIP, MEDIA AND LITERARY CULTURE IN JAPAN: FROM EDO TO POSTWAR
> International Symposium at Columbia University, March 6-7, 2009
> This two-day international symposium takes both diachronic
> and synchronic (cross-media) approaches, seeking to bring recent
> on early modern censorship into dialogue with studies of 19th and 20th
> century Japanese literary and visual culture. The symposium begins
> Edo-period print culture and kabuki theatre, examines prewar
> analyzes newsreels and popular visual materials from World War II
> the Occupation period, and finally concentrates on Occupation-period
> literature, film, and popular culture.
> Registration is required.
> RSVP by February 27 to donald-keene-center at columbia.edu
> Friday, March 6 (9:30 AM-5:15 PM) 403 Kent Hall
> 9:30-10:00 am Opening Remarks
> Tomi Suzuki (Columbia University)
> 10:10-12:00 pm Session 1: Censorship of Print Media and Kabuki: from
> Edo to Meiji
> Sarah Thompson (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
> "Patterns of Censorship in Ukiyo-e
> Misa Umetada (Waseda University Theater
> "Censorship of Kabuki Theater: From
> to the Early Meiji
> Period" [presentation in
> Robert Hewitt (Columbia University)
> "Pushing Boundaries: Popular Fiction and
> in Tokugawa Japan at the Turn of the
> 19th century"
> Chair: Haruo Shirane (Columbia University)
> 1:00-2:00 pm Keynote Speech I (followed by questions/answers)
> Kenko Kawasaki (Waseda University)
> "Hisao Juran and the Censorship of
> Showa Modernist
> Literature" [presentation in Japanese]
> 2:00-3:15 pm Session 2: Prewar to the Occupation Period Censorship
> of Literature
> Cecile Sakai (Université Paris 7-Denis
> "Censorship and Auto-Censorship as a
> Kawabata Yasunari's Yukiguni and a Few
> Other Works"
> Anne Bayard-Sakai (Institut National des
> Langues et
> Civilisations Orientales)
> "Real Censorship and Fantasized
> Reading: The
> Case of Tanizaki Junichiro"
> Chair: Paul Anderer (Columbia University)
> 3:30-5:15 pm Session 3: Censorship Research Workshop
> Anri Yasuda (Columbia University/Waseda
> "Beyond-Isms: Mori Ogai and the High
> Treason Case"
> Robert Tuck (Columbia University/Waseda
> "Sho Nihon and Sociality: Media,
> and Masaoka Shiki"
> Nathan Shockey (Columbia University/Waseda
> "Words Within Walls: The Prison
> Writings of
> Hayama Yoshiki"
> Christina Yi (Columbia University)
> "Doubled Ambiguities: Yi Kwang-su and the
> Contradictions of Imperial Space"
> Chairs: Hirokazu Toeda (Waseda University)
> Tomi Suzuki (Columbia University)
> Saturday, March 7 (10:00AM-5:45PM) 403 Kent Hall
> 10:00-11:20 am Session 4: Prewar-Occupation Period Censorship of
> Visual Media
> Sharalyn Orbaugh (University of British
> "How The Pendulum Swings: Kamishibai and
> Censorship, 1939-1952"
> Hikari Hori (Columbia University)
> "Nationalization and Representation of
> the Body:
> Public Sphere in Nippon News
> Chair: Kim Brandt (Columbia University)
> 11:30-12:30 pm Keynote Speech II (followed by questions/answers)
> Hirokazu Toeda (Waseda University)
> "Censorship and Literary Expression in
> Period Magazines: On the Kamakura Bunko
> [presentation in Japanese]
> 2:00-3:50 pm Session 5: Occupation-Period Censorship of Film
> and Popular
> Takeshi Tanikawa (Waseda University)
> "Editing Occupation-Period Magazine
> Sources - Series
> on Popular Culture: The Cross-Genre
> Activities of
> Occupation-Period Culture Creators"
> Kyoko Hirano (Film Scholar and Critic)
> "US Occupation Policy on Japanese Cinema"
> Chair: Marlene Mayo (University of Maryland)
> 4:00-5:15 pm Session 6: Occupation to Post-Occupation Censorship
> Yuri Tokinoya (Waseda University/Columbia
> "Sakaguchi Ango and the Lady
> Chatterley Trials"
> Ann Sherif (Oberlin College)
> "Why Censor Lady Chatterley? Sex and
> after 1945"
> Chair: Hikari Hori (Columbia University)
> 5:15-5:45 pm Concluding Discussion
> SPONSORED BY
> Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Waseda University, Donald Keene
> Center of Japanese Culture, Department of East Asian Languages and
> ORGANIZED BY Tomi Suzuki, Hirokazu Toeda, Hikari Hori, Kim Brandt
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