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Symposium on
Gender Studies across Languages and Disciplines


Monday, September 21, 2009, 12:00-5:00 PM
(Open at 11:30AM Reception after 5PM)
Bernhard Center Rm 157, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008


Symposium on Gender Studies across Languages and Disciplines will be held to promote research presentations on gender to collaborate with different linguistic/cultural backgrounds and the various disciplines of Japanese studies. The speakers are:

Keynote Speech:
Geisha, Pop Star, Princess: Japan Miscast?
Jan Bardsley, U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
No Womanly Women?: Blurring Gender Boundaries in Contemporary Japan
Yoichi Shimemura, Musashino University, Tokyo
Marriage of Cultures: An Online, Role-Playing Simulation for Japanese Anthropology
Laura Spielvogel, WMU Anthropology
Japanese Women’s Language and Politeness: A Hidden Hegemony
Mayumi Usami, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Why So Different?: Women and Men Expressed in Japanese Discourse

Mizue Sasaki, Musashino University, Tokyo
Bite Your Tongue!: Language, Power, and the Negation of Female Desire.
Adrienne Redding, WMU English
Reversing Dictatorship: Power of Transgender/Transnational Visuality for Latin American Women
Mayra Bonet, University of Illinois, Springfield

Organized by Western Michigan University Japanese Studies Program
Funded by Instructional Development Grants, Visiting Scholars and Artists Program Grants
Department of Foreign Languages, Soga Japan Center
Gender and Women’s Studies Program, Women’s Caucus

Please direct any questions about the event to Rika Saito, the symposium organizer, at 269-387-3020

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