Presented by the University of Pennsylvania Graduate Student Research Colloquium in East Asian Studies
The University of Pennsylvania Graduate Student Research Colloquium in East Asian Studies' fifth annual graduate student conference, Innovation, Fabrication, Conservation: Responding to the Past(s) of East Asian Cultures, will bring graduate students working in East Asian studies at Penn and institutions around the world together to showcase their research, exchange ideas, and engage in stimulating debate. The keynote speaker will be Dr. J. Keith Vincent, Associate Professor of Japanese literature at Boston University.
For full conference details, including the full list of presenters and the schedule: https://web.sas.upenn.edu/ealcgradcon/.
Dr. J. Keith Vincent is Associate Professor of Japanese & Comparative Literature and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Boston University. His research focuses on modern Japanese literature, queer theory, translation, and the novel. He is the author of Two-Timing Modernity: Homosocial Narrative in Modern Japanese Fiction (Harvard Asia Center, 2012). Recent articles include “Sekai ni hirogaru Shiki kenkyū to sono kadai” (“Shiki Studies Goes Global”) in the Shiki kaishi #163, July 2019; “Takemura Kazuko: On Friendship and The Queering of American and Japanese Studies” in Rethinking Japanese Feminisms (2017); “Better than Sex? Masaoka Shiki’s Haiku on Food” in Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity (2017) ; and “Queer Reading and Japanese Literature,” in the Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature (2016).