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2019 UCLA-Waseda International Symposium: The Woman in the Story: Female Protagonists in Japanese Narratives

From March 13th (Wed) in Los Angeles, Global Japanese Studies Model Unit is pleased to announce the 3 days’ International Symposium “The Women in the Story: Female Protagonists in Japanese Narratives,”  co-organizing with UCLA as an program under the Yanai Initiative Project. Prior to this symposium, the Graduate Student Round Table titled “Gender and Ethnicity in Japanese Academia” will be provided.

The Woman in the Story: Female Protagonists in Japanese Narratives

Symposium Schedule

Wednesday, March 13

10:00-12:00      Graduate Student Round Table  “Gender and Ethnicity in Japanese Academia”

3:00-3:10 pm   Welcome and Presentations by Conference Organizers
3:10-3:50 pm   Christina Laffin (UBC)
3:50-4:30 pm   Torquil Duthie (UCLA)
4:30-5:10 pm    Amy Stanley (Northwestern University)

Thursday, March 14

9:30-9:40            Opening remarks
9:40-10:10           Otilia Milutin (Middlebury College)
10:10-10:40         Takeshi Watanabe (Wesleyan University)
10:40-11:10          Rajyashree Pandey (Goldsmiths, U. of London)

11:30-12:15           Discussion

1:30-2:00 pm      Joshua Mostow (UBC)
2:00-2:30 pm     Gergana Ivanova (University of Cincinnati)

2:45-3:15 pm      Discussion

3:15-3:45 pm      Gaye Rowley (Waseda University)
3:45-4:15 pm      Yurika Wakamatsu (Occidental College)

4:15-5:00 pm      Discussion

Friday, March 15

9:30-10:00          Rebecca Copeland (WUSTL)
10:00-10:30        Sharalyn Orbaugh (UBC)
10:30-11:00         Hitomi Yoshio (Waseda University)

11:15-12:00          Discussion

1:00-1:30 pm       Julia Clark (UCLA)
1:30-2:00 pm      Julia Bullock (Emory University)

2:15-2:45 pm      Discussion

2:45-3:15 pm      Grace Ting (Waseda University)
3:15-3:45 pm      Kazue Harada (Miami University)

3:45-4:30 pm     Discussion

4:30 pm              Closing remarks

■For more detailed information, please visit the website below:

■This event is open to students, faculty and the general public

■Contact: The Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences  03-3203-4381

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