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5th Mutual Images Workshop Japan and Asia: Representations of Selfness and Otherness

5th Mutual Images Workshop
Japan and Asia:
Representations of Selfness and Otherness
22nd-23rd April 2017, Nagoya University

*Free of charge, prior registration not needed*


13:00-13:15 Welcome
Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt, Aurore Yamagata Montoya

13:15-15:45 Panel 1: Identity and Representation of the Other
Chair/Discussant: Nathan Hopson (Nagoya University)

Seeking Your Own Artistic Expression in the Other
Olga Isaeva (University of Bonn / University of Tsukuba)

Representations of the Ainu as Other in Japanese Imaginary
Yuko Kameda (Sophia University)

Japan and Turkey: Mutual Imaginings through "Asia"
Romit Dasgupta (The University of Western Australia)

Creating the Other (as) Japan in Indonesia
Benardi Darumukti (Sanata Dharma University of Yogyakarta)

15:45-16:15 Coffee break

16:15-18:15 Panel 2 Mirrored Identities
Chair/Discussant: Kara Dischinger (Nagoya University)

Japan and Korea in the mirror of cinema: Selfness and Otherness between mutual understanding and recurrent nationalisms
Fabio D. Palumbo (Università degli Studi di Messina)

Suppressed Japaneseness in The Assassin: the Politics of International Co-production

Kosuke Fujiki (King's College London)

Photography in Gold: Visual Production and Taiwan's Indigenous Culture, 1930-1938
Ma Kuo-An (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

18:45 Dinner (optional)


9:30-11:30 Panel 3 Asia in Japanese Pop culture
Chair/Discussant: Marco Pellitteri (Kobe University)

Representing Central Asia in Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture
Sabina Insebayeva (University of Tsukuba)

The Erasure of Asia in Japanese Popular Cinema
Seán Hudson (Kyushu University)

"Chinese(-ish) Girls" in Japanese Pop-Texts: from Tomboy to Confident Queen
Noriko Hiraishi (University of Tsukuba)

11:30-13:30 Lunch break

13:30-15:30 Panel 4 Producing Identity through Art
Chair/Discussant: Zhang Shihao (Nagoya University)

Interrogating self and other: mutuality in the visual art of pre-war Japan
Barbara Hartley (University of Tasmania/Nichibunken)

Japan and Asia: Representations of Selfness and Otherness: The Medium of Japanese Cloisonné Enamel (shippô yaki), 19th to 20th centuries
Sybille Girmond (Bayerische Julius-Maximilians Universität Würzburg)

Reclaiming Identity in Ben Wong's Malaysian manga

Suraya Md Nasir (Kyoto Seika University)

15:30 Closing remarks

Venue: Conference Hall, 7F
Integrated Research Bldg. for Humanities & Social Sciences,
Nagoya University
http://en.nagoya-u.ac.jp/map/index.html (B4-4)
Inquiries: mutualimages@gmail.com

Organized by the Mutual Images Association and
the students and faculty of the Japan-in-Asia Cultural Studies Program

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