EASC New Book Series: Modern Japan

Friday, April 23 at 4:00pm

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Virtual Event

The USC East Asian Studies Center has launched an EASC New Book Series for the wider community. This first series is organized by Benjamin Uchiyama, USC Assistant Professor of History, focusing on Modern Japan.

This monthly series on Zoom will introduce recent publications by first-time authors in modern Japanese studies to the USC community and the wider public. Please see the following schedule below and register for each event you would like to attend.

SEE BELOW FOR SCHEDULE: 


November 6, 2020

4:00 PM (PST)/7:00 PM (EST) | REGISTER FOR ZOOM


Lost Histories: Recovering the Lives of Japan’s Colonial Peoples (Harvard University Asia Center, 2019)

AUTHOR: Kirsten Ziomek (Associate Professor of History, Adelphi University)

DISCUSSANT: Kyu Hyun Kim (Associate Professor of History, UC Davis)

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December 4, 2020
4:00 PM (PST)/7:00 PM (EST) | REGISTER FOR ZOOM

Japan’s Carnival War: Mass Culture on the Home Front, 1937-1945 (Cambridge University Press, 2019)

AUTHOR: Benjamin Uchiyama (Assistant Professor of History, USC)

DISCUSSANT: Sabine Frühstück (Koichi Takashima Chair in Japanese Studies, Professor of Modern Japanese Cultural Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara)

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January 15, 2021 
4:00 PM (PST)/7:00 PM (EST) | REGISTER FOR ZOOM

Japan at the Crossroads: Conflict and Compromise after Anpo (Harvard University Press, 2018)

AUTHOR: Nick Kapur (Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University-Camden)

DISCUSSANT: Laura Hein (Professor of History, Northwestern University)

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February 5, 2021

4:00 PM (PST)/7:00 PM (EST) | REGISTER FOR ZOOM

Arbiters of Patriotism: Right-Wing Scholars in Imperial Japan (University of Hawaii Press, 2020)

AUTHOR: John Person (Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, University at Albany, State University of New York)

DISCUSSANT: Katsuya Hirano (Associate Professor of History, UCLA)

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March 5, 2021

4:00 PM (PST)/7:00 PM (EST) | REGISTER FOR ZOOM

Outcasts of Empire: Japan’s Rule on Taiwan’s “Savage Border,” 1874-1945 (University of California Press, 2018)

AUTHOR: Paul Barclay (Professor of History, Lafayette College)

DISCUSSANT: Kirsten Ziomek (Associate Professor of History, Adelphi University)

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April 23, 2021

4:00 PM (PDT)/ 7:00 PM (EDT) | REGISTER FOR ZOOM

Parallel Modernism: Koga Harue and Avant-Garde Art in Modern Japan (University of California Press, 2019)

AUTHOR: Chinghsin Wu (Assistant Teaching Professor of Art History, Rutgers University-Camden)

DISCUSSANT: Gennifer Weisenfeld (Professor of Art History and Visual Studies, Duke University)

 

This monthly series is organized by Benjamin Uchiyama, USC Assistant Professor of History and the East Asian Studies Center.

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Conference/Symposia

Audience

Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff

Campus

University Park Campus

Tags

faculty, Modern Japan, USC EASC, easc book series, LI-Humanities, USC Dornsife

Department
East Asian Studies Center (EASC)
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#usceasc

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