Modern East Asia: Japan
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The Modern Japan Seminar is concerned with the history, politics, society, and culture of Japan from the late nineteenth century to the present. It emphasizes interdisciplinary dialogue among historians, anthropologists, sociologists, literary critics and other scholars from the New York area institutions. The seminar meets regularly to discuss a paper from a work in progress by a member or invited speaker. Pre-circulation of papers and discussant comments encourage in-depth discussion and debate.
Professor Yukiko Koga
Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.
|10/07/2016||Room 918, International Affairs Building, Columbia University
Birdshit, Bonito, Torpedoes: Commodity and Sovereignty Production in the Spratly Islands, 1918–1939
Paul Kreitman, Columbia University
Discussant: Kjell Ericson, Connecticut College
|11/03/2016||Room 918, International Affairs Building, Columbia University
Japan's Mobilization of Taiwanese Across the Straits in Occupied South China, 1938–1945
Seiji Shirane, City College of New York
Discussant: Rebecca Karl, New York University
|12/01/2016||Room 918, International Affairs Building, Columbia University
The Making of Japan's Malinowski
Miriam Kingsberg, University of Colorado, Boulder