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AJLS 2016 @ Penn State / October 27-30, 2016

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

  • Participants arrive at State College, PA
  • Check-In Pick up conference packets at Atherton Hotel
  • Informal reception: meet for drinks at Rumors Lounge at Atherton Hotel
  • Dinner on own

Friday, October 28, 2016

1. In Hands, Tears, Sleep: The Gendered Labor of Japanese Textual Reproduction ROOM B
2. Nuclear Realities and the Semiotics of Disaster: Fukushima in Film, Anime, and Music Videos ROOM A

3. Reading Regionality in Late Edo Popular Fiction and Illustration (ROOM B)
4. Early Film (ROOM A)
5. Kanji, Haikyo, Kyokō: Imagined Structures and Structured Images (ROOM C)

6. Edo book culture (ROOM C)
7. Anime (ROOM A)
8. Framing the Act of Seeing in Cultural and Social Transitions (ROOM B)

Saturday, October 29, 2016

9. Imaging the Word in Medieval and Early-Modern Japan: Sinographism and Other Interlingual Relations (ROOM A)
10. Activism (ROOM B)

11. Book Arts, Hintz Alumni Center (ROOM C)
12. Race & Ethnicity, Hintz Alumni Center (ROOM B)
13. Remediating the Premodern, University House (ROOM A)

14. Fragmentary Womanhood, Hybridized Manhood: New Images of Gender in Changing Times of Japan (ROOM A)
15. Japan and Latin America: Images in Perspective (ROOM C)
16. Visions of Classical Japan: Reading Between Text and Image (ROOM B)

Sankyoku, A Night of Japanese Music at the State Theatre

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Participants depart