International Conference "Passing, Posing, Persuasion: Cultural Production and Coloniality in Modern Japan" @ UBC, March 1-2, 2019

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International Conference "Passing, Posing, Persuasion: Cultural Production and Coloniality in Modern Japan" @ UBC, March 1-2, 2019

 

The University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver will be hosting an international conference entitled "Passing, Posing, Persuasion: Cultural Production and Coloniality in Modern Japan" on March 1-2, 2019. The two-day conference will bring scholars from East Asia and North America together to interrogate various intersections of cultural production (including literature, film, popular magazines, manga, and more) in imperial and post-imperial Japan through the lens of racial, ethnic, and linguistic passing and propaganda. Acclaimed artist Shimada Yoshiko will deliver the keynote speech. Information on the schedule, list of presenters, sponsors, location, and more can be found on the conference website:

 

https://3pconferenceubc2019.wixsite.com/march

 

Conference organizers: Christina Yi (UBC), Sharalyn Orbaugh (UBC), Catherine Ryu (MSU).

 

For more information, please contact the conference assistant, Cyrus Qiu, at cyrusqiu@mail.ubc.ca.