Guaranteed Panel: MLA Annual Convention 2022
January 6-9, Washington DC
Organized by the LLC Japan since 1900 Forum
Decolonial and Indigenous Interventions in Japanophone Media and Literature (1900-present)
This panel invites papers that apply approaches in indigenous studies and epistemologies to the study of Japanophone cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic productions. Given the long history and global legacy of Japanese colonialisms and settler colonialisms, this panel considers the entangled histories of indigenous expropriation in and beyond the Asia-Pacific as not only pertinent to, but also crucial to the decolonization of Japanophone media and literary studies. We welcome applicants who are early career scholars, advanced graduate students, and independent scholars whose work focuses on the intersectional study of media (broadly defined) from the critical perspectives of Global Indigenous Studies, critical race studies, transpacific studies, Pacific Islander Studies, Ainu Studies, Okinawan Studies, and decolonization theory.
Deadline for submissions: Monday, March 15, 2021