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- Knowing and Showing Difference: Sex, Gender and Disability in Japanese Film
Forum Mithani (JRC Research Associate)
Forum Mithani discusses how contemporary Japanese film is pushing as well as reinforcing boundaries of discourse in relation to gender, sexuality and disability.
- Empress Shōken and the Politics of Meiji Imperial Images
Asst Prof Alison J. Miller (Sewanee: The University Of The South)
This lecture analyzes how prints of Empress Shōken in the 1880s and 1890s were used to define modern femininity.
- Okinawa-ron: Representations of Okinawa in Essay Literature
Prof Ina Hein (University of Vienna)
This lecture attempts to identify the major lines of arguments developed in essays discussing Okinawa and its relation to Japan.
- Welcoming the Foreign: Hospitality and International Tourism in the Japanese Empire, 1912–1941
Andrew Elliott (JRC Visiting Scholar)
This lecture analyses inbound tourist hospitality policy and host/guest encounters in the Japanese empire from the establishment of Japan Tourist Bureau to the beginning of the Pacific War.
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Amy Stanley (Northwestern)
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Aaron Miller (California State University)