New Directions in Japanese Studies Workshop at Columbia

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Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
November 1, 2019 to November 3, 2019
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies

New Directions in Japanese Studies Workshop at Columbia

 

by Greg Pflugfelder

 

I'm pleased to announce the schedule for an international workshop on "New Directions in Japanese Studies" to be held at Columbia University the weekend of November 1 - 3. This event, which is free and open to the public, has been organized in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, with the cosponsorship of the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. To register, please contact the workshop administrator, Isaac Tan (ct2810@columbia.edu).

 

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP
New Directions in Japanese Studies
Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute
November 1 - 3, 2019
Columbia University
New York City


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1
918 International Affairs Building
420 West 118th Street

 

7:00 - 8:30 pm
VIDEO SCREENING
Japanese “Magic Lantern” Films of the 1950s
Introduced by TOBA Kōji (Waseda University)


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2
918 International Affairs Building
420 West 118th Street


10:00 - 10:30 am
COFFEE & REGISTRATION


10:30 am - 12:30 pm
KEYNOTE LECTURE
“Reconsidering Historical Comparability”
Harry HAROOTUNIAN (Columbia University)
Response
Carol GLUCK (Columbia University)


12:30 - 2:00 pm
LUNCH BREAK


2:00 - 5:30 pm
PANEL ONE
New Directions in Japanese Studies: Perspectives from Japan
IWASAKI Minoru (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
NARITA Ryūichi (Japan Women’s University)
TOBA Kōji (Waseda University)
TSUBOI Hideto (International Research Center for Japanese Studies)
WATANABE Eri (Shizuoka University)
WATANABE Naoki (Musashi University)
Discussion will be in Japanese & English.


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3
918 International Affairs Building
420 West 118th Street

 

10:00 - 10:30 am
COFFEE & REGISTRATION


10:30 am - 12:30 pm
PANEL TWO
New Directions in Japanese Studies: Perspectives from America
Informal presentations by current doctoral students about their research interests. Discussion will be in Japanese & English.
Participants:
Yan CHANG (University of Minnesota)
Stephen CHOI (Columbia University)
Tianyuan HUANG (Columbia University)
Mairead HYNES (Columbia University)
Isaac TAN (Columbia University)
Xinyi ZHAO (Columbia University)
and others
Respondents:
NARITA Ryūichi (Japan Women’s University)
Jordan SAND (Georgetown University)
TOBA Kōji (Waseda University)

Contact Info: 

Isaac C.K. Tan
ct2810@columbia.edu

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