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June 7th, Helen Findley: The Language of Sekkyô: Buddhist Homiletic Performance in Late Meiji Japan

Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop presents The Language of Sekkyô: Buddhist Homiletic Performance in Late Meiji Japan (click here to read the paper) Helen A. Findley Ph.D. Candidate East Asian Languages and Civilizations University of Chicago Cameron Penwell, Respondent (PhD student, History, University of Chicago) June 7th (Monday) 3:00-5:00 p.m. Judd Hall 313 5835 South […]

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May 14th Presentation by Professor Pedro Erber “The Ticklish Object”

This event is sponsored by the Japan Studies Committee of the Center for East Asian Studies. Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop presents  The Ticklish Object: Akasegawa Genpei between Art, Politics and Theory   Pedro Erber (Assistant Professor, Rutgers University)      With a Response Offered by Sarah Allen (PhD Student, History of Culture, […]

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March 3rd Informal Session: Discussion with Oe Kenzaburo

Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop is pleased to invite you to the informal discussion with the Nobel laureate Oe Kenzaburo. Since he will not be giving a formal talk at the meeting, we would like to ask you to bring questions that you want to ask him. The session will be conducted largely in Japanese, but thankfully Dr. Junji Yoshida […]

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January 22 Talk by Professor Miho Matsugu

Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop presents: “The Way I Think is My Own. I’m Neither Feminist Nor Lesbian”: Some Questions on Murakami Haruki’s 1Q84 [ichi-kyû-hachi-yon] (to read the paper, click here) Miho Matsugu  (Assistant Professor, DePaul University) with a response offered by  Jae Yon Lee (Ph.D. Candidate, EALC, University of Chicago)   January […]

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Nov. 20th Presentation: Joshua Solomon “Localizing the Imaginary”

Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop presents: Localizing the Imaginary: Identifying Discursive Landscapes of the Tsugaru Min’yō Sakaba  Click here to read the paper   Joshua Solomon  PhD Student,   Department of East Asian Languages & Civilizations     With a Response Offered by Nicholas Harkness (PhD Candidate, Anthropology, University of Chicago)   November 20th (Friday)  […]

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Nov.6th Talk by Professor Gerry Yokota: Theorizing Literature of Millennial Witness

Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop presents:    Theorizing Literature of Millennial Witness: The Tale of Genji in New Noh by Women   Gerry Yokota (Professor, Osaka University)     With a Response Offered by Reginald Jackson (Assistant Professor, EALC, University of Chicago)   November 6th (Friday)  2:00-4:00 p.m. Judd Hall 313 5835 S. Kimbark Avenue […]

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First APEA Workshop of the 2009-2010 Year (October 9)

The Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop is pleased to present:   How Do You Tell a Radical Story?: Leftist Experiments in Children’s Literature, 1926-1931    (click on the title to read the paper)    Mika Endo Ph.D.  Candidate Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations   Discussants:  Jae Yon Lee (Ph.D. Candidate, EALC, […]

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Hansen’s Disease and Modern Japanese Literature, 1919-1942

The Art and Politics in East Asia Workshop Presents: Hansen’s Disease and Modern Japanese Literature, 1919-1942 Kathryn Tanaka Ph.D. Student Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations With a response offered by Valerie Levan, Ph.D candidate, Comparative Literature Friday, April 24 3:00-5:00 p.m. Judd 313 Abstract In 1930s Japan, writings by patients with Hansen’s Disease […]

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Exploring the Philosophical and Historical Dimensions of Contemporary Japan by Tracing Three “Turns”

The Art and Politics in East Asia Workshop Presents: Exploring the Philosophical and Historical Dimensions of Contemporary Japan by Tracing Three “Turns” A Special Presentation By: Iwasaki Minoru Tokyo University of Foreign Studies “The ‘Memorial’ Turn in Contemporary Philosophy” Narita Ryûichi Japan Women’s University “Spatial Turn and Temporal Turn in Contemporary Historical Studies.” Monday, March […]

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Issues in Conceptualizing Japanese Garden Art

The Art and Politics in East Asia Workshop Presents: Issues in Conceptualizing Japanese Garden Art Camelia Nakagawara Ph. D Candidate Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations With a response offered by Brian Bergstrom, Ph.D student, EALC Friday, March 6 4:00-6:00 p.m. Judd 313 There is no paper for this workshop. Abstract: For many centuries, “Japanese […]

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