Council on East Asian Studies: “Japanese Diaspora to the Americas”

Event time: 
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
Henry R. Luce Hall, Room 202 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The Council on East Asian Studies presents a conference: 

Japanese Diaspora to the Americas: Literature, History and Identity

9:00 am – 10:30 am:  Japanese Diasporic Literature in Comparative Context

  • Jonathan Abel (Penn State, Chair)
  • Facundo Garasino (Osaka)
  • Hideto Tsuboi (Nichibunken)
  • Yoshitaka Hibi (Nagoya)

10:45 am – 12:15 pm:  Japanese Brazilian Literature and Print Culture

  • Seth Jacobowitz (Yale, Chair and Presenter)
  • Ted Mack (UW)
  • Zeli Rivas (Marshall U)

1:30 pm – 3: 00 pm:  Resettling Japanese American History

  • Stephen Poland (Yale, Chair)
  • Robert Hegwood (Harvard Reischauer)
  • Brian Masaru Hayashi (Kent State)
  • Greg Robinson (UQAM)

3:30 – 5:20 pm:  Immigration and Expansionism in the Japanese Empire

  • Eiichiro Azuma (U Penn, Chair)
  • Louise Young (U Wisconsin)
  • Andre Haag (U Hawaii)
  • Nayoung Aimee Kwon (Duke)
  • Sidney X. Lu (Michigan State)

5:30 pm:  Keynote by Ignacio López-Calvo (UC Merced)

Free but register in advance
Open to: 
General Public