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LA as Offshore Japan

This project workshop is part of LA as offshore Japan: Transnational Networks and Cultural Entrepreneurship across the Pacific Rim -- A two-day event to launch the project Made In Translation: LA-Tokyo Mobility Networks and the Emergence of Offshore Japanese Cultural Industries in Art, Fashion and Food.

Saturday, May 13, 2006
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Public Policy 5391
5th Floor Lounge
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Schedule

9.30

Coffee & Donuts

9.45

Welcome

10.00

Introduction to Project ADRIAN FAVELL & MISAKO NUKAGA

10.30

Japanese LA: Demographic & Social Profile MISAKO NUKUGA

11.00

Hypotheses and Methods ADRIAN FAVELL

12.00

Lunch

2.00

The New Young Japanese LA FUMINORI MINAMIKAWA, American Studies, Kobe City University

2.45

Tea and Gender in Translation KRISTIN SURAK, Sociology, UCLA

3.30

Japanese Children in LA Schools MISAKO NUKAGA, Sociology, UCLA

Afternoon Discussants:

  • LAURA MILLER (Anthropology, Loyola),
  • MIZUKO ITO (Communication, USC),
  • TAKEYUKI TSUDA (Political Science, UCSD)

4.30

Close

All interested welcome, but please register with afavell@soc.ucla.edu

In conjunction with the International Institute Working Group
The Human Face of Global Mobility: International Highly Skilled Migration in Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific
Now out as a book edited by Michael Peter Smith and Adrian Favell (New Brunswick: Transaction 2006)

Funded by SSRC/Japan Foundation Abe Fellowship, UCLA Center for Japanese Studies, and International Institute

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Sponsor(s): Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, SSRC/Japan Foundation Abe Fellowship

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