Discussions

Book talk - Shakespeare and East Asia

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How did Kurosawa influence George Lucas' Star Wars? Why do critics repeatedly use the adjective Shakespearean to describe Gong Joon-ho's Parasite (2019)? How do East Asian cinema and theatre portray vocal disability and transgender figures?

BSHS Outreach and Engagement Project Grants

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The Outreach and Engagement Committee of the British Society for the History of Science (BSHS OEC) offers grants of up to £300 to support engagement and outreach projects. These grants are intended to encourage projects that engage with the history of science, technology and medicine (HoSTM) in new and exciting ways, and are applicable to their intended audiences.

“Food Crisis for the Homeless and others during COVID-19," Discussion with Charles McJilton by David Slater, Wednesday Jan 27th

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture

Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19

Invites you to a discussion with Charles E. McJilton and David H. Slater at Sophia University

Beyond Japanese Studies Symposium: Challenges, Opportunities And COVID-19

Considering strategies that early career Japan scholars can use to boost the reach and relevance of their research.

OVERVIEW

This symposium (AEDT time) is designed to respond to challenges, opportunities and needs in the academic landscape which have resulted from, or been intensified by, the effects of COVID-19.

CFP | Anti-Asian Racism during COVID-19: An Interdisciplinary Approach Workshop

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Since the COVID-19 outbreak began in early 2020, there have been a growing number of attacks towards people of Asian (especially Chinese) descent. The “Shadow Pandemic” of Anti-Asian racism has exacerbated the impact of COVID-19 on Asians in various ways, including their mental health, interracial relationships, stigmatization and representation.

MJHW (Online Meeting) on Tameyuki Amano and the Oriental Economist - Friday, January 22nd

Please join us for the next meeting of the Modern Japan History Workshop on Friday, January 22nd at 6 pm JST.  Our presenter this month will be Aiko Ikeo (Waseda University), who will present her work on Tameyuki Amano and the Oriental Economist (details below).

This month’s session will be held online through ZOOM, and can be accessed using the following sign-in information:

Meeting link: https://zoom.us/j/97108105589

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