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The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race under Japanese Empire

Part two of a two day workshop presented by Critical Studies on Asia.

Friday, December 02, 2011
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
243 Royce Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095


Workshop: "Visual Representations of Race under Japanese Empire"


  • 9:30-10:00       Introduction  
  • 10:00-11:00     Kari Shepherdson-Scott, "Manchukuo, Race, and the Japanese Resignification of Chinese Walled Cities"
  • 11:00-12:00     Gyewon Kim, "Physiognomy, Racial Difference, and Biopolitics in Colonial Korea"
  • 12:00-1:30       Lunch break
  • 1:30-2:30         Paul Barclay, "The Ephemeral Empire: Japanese Picture Postcards as Sources of History"
  • 2:30-3:00         Coffee break
  • 3:00-4:30         Discussant comments and Q&A with Thomas Lamarre
  • 4:30-5:30         Roundtable discussion with moderator, Dennis Washburn

For more information please contact

Christopher Hanscom

Sponsor(s): Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Center for Korean Studies, UCLA International Institute, Mellon Postdoctoral Program in the Humanities

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