Asian Studies Conference Japan:

Seventh Annual Asian Studies Conference Japan (day 2 of 2)

Date: Sunday, June 22nd, 2003 Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Speaker: various speakers

ASCJ emphasizes interdisciplinary scholarly exchange in English language format to broaden communication among Asian scholars of diverse disciplines and backgrounds who are based in Japan. The conference papers are grouped thematically into sessions. Today's sessions are listed below; for a full list of speakers and papers in each session, visit ASCJ's website.

  • Reconstructing Gender in the Nara Period;
  • Individual Paper Session: Colonial and Postcolonial Politics;
  • Women as Metaphors in the Poetic Construction of Modern Japan;
  • Manga/ Film: Japanese Culture and History through Mass Media.;
  • The Politics of Religion in Contemporary China;
  • Re-Assessing the State of Civil Society in Japan;
  • "Home"-bound: Three Tales of the Diasporic Subject in East Asian Literature;
  • The Stuff of Poetry: Materiality and the Poetic in 1920s Japan;
  • Manga, Anime and Contemporary Japanese Spirituality;
  • Individual Paper Session: State, Society and Culture in Modern China;
  • On the Periphery of the Empire: The Creation of New Racial, Cultural and Gender Identities in Modern Japan;
  • Roundtable: Security Issues in Contemporary Northeast Asia.

Organization: Asian Studies Conference Japan

Cost: For both days: 3.000 yen pre-registration (by June 10) or 4,000 yen on the day of the conference

Venue: Sophia University Ichigaya Campus (Faculty of Comparative Culture)

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan


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