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Rethinking the Space and Place of Japan: Japanese Arts and Globalizations

Rethinking the Space and Place of Japan: Japanese Arts and Globalizations

A look at Japanese Arts and Globalizations and day three of three in the Nikkei Bruin Conference on "Rethinking the Space and Place of Japan." Organized by Torquil Duthie, Seiji Lippit, and William Marotti, UCLA. Special thanks to the Japanese Arts and Globalizations MRG.

Saturday, April 07, 2012
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Royce Hall Rm. 306
UCLA Campus


9:00 Coffee and check-in
Welcoming Remarks by Bill Marotti, UCLA

10:00 Authenticity is Elsewhere panel:

  • Bert Winther-Tamaki, UCI, “Remediation: The Dependence of Modern Asian Ink Painting on New Media”
  • Christine Spiker, UCI, "Exploring the Real Hokkaido: A.H. Savage Landor's Travel Illustrations, 1893"
  • Michael Raine, UCB, “The filmmaker who is most like an artist: Ozu Yasujiro & the Double Bind of Situated Modernity”
  • Timothy Unverzagt Goddard, "Teito Tokyo and the Cosmopolitan Imagination"

1:00 Politics is Here panel:

  • Margherita Long, UCR, "Nausicaa Now More Than Ever"
  • Samantha Close, UCI, "Citizens of the Market"
  • Anne McKnight, UCLA, "Japanese Culture in/and the Study of Food Systems"
  • Ken Shima, UCLA, “Territorializing Journalistic Space: Miyatake Gaikotsu, Comedic Realism, & Printing the Concrete”

3:00 Coffee break

3:30 Breakout panels

4:15 Reconvene for group reports, discussion

5:00 Evening Roundtable: Assessing Japanese Arts and Globalizations:
A report on the past and future of the multi-campus research group with:

  • Noriko Aso, UCSC
  • William Marotti, UCLA
  • Margherita Long, UCR
  • Bert Winther-Tamaki, UCI
  • Jordan Yamaji Smith, Roger Williams University, JAG Alumnus

Sponsor(s): Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Asian Languages & Cultures

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