u:japan lunch/morning lecture: "The Single-Gender Worlds of Suzuki Izumi, Kurahashi Yumiko and Shōno Yoriko" - Stefan Würrer (UTokyo, ICU)

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Dear H-Japan list member,

the Department of East Asian Studies – Japanese Studies at University of Vienna would like to draw your attention to the upcoming lunch lecture in our online series u:japan:

Stefan Würrer
„The Single-Gender Worlds of Suzuki Izumi, Kurahashi Yumiko and Shōno Yoriko – A Short History of Ambivalence Towards All-Female Worlds in Japanese Speculative Fiction“

Date and time: Thursday 2021-01-28, 12:30~14:00 (CET, UTC/GMT +1h)
The Zoom Meeting will be open from 12:15 (CET), max. 100 participants.

In this virtual lecture, Stefan Würrer (University of Tokyo, ICU) explores how texts of Suzuki Izumi, Kurahashi Yumiko and Shōno Yoriko critically negotiate sexism and patriarchy in Japan, their ambivalence towards all-female worlds and the systemic problem within referenced feminist discourses.

For more information on the speaker, the abstract of the lecture and future events of u:japan lectures, please follow the link below:


Please read the “Instructions and Netiquette” before joining the lecture at the bottom of the homepage.

Join the lecture via Zoom Meeting:

Link: https://zoom.us/j/94121653536?pwd=Z0NYYWczZThBS21sbzZ1SUk3TnR5Zz09
Meeting-ID: 941 2165 3536
PW: 032136

We are looking forward to host you!
With kind regards,
Bernhard Leitner and Florian Purkarthofer


PS: If you missed a lecture or want to review it go to our recorded lectures section: https://japanologie.univie.ac.at/onlinelectures/records/.