Tanaka Symposium in Japanese Studies 2017 - 'Literature after 3.11'

Pembroke College, University of Oxford, 1st June 2017
- Rokos Quad, Henderson Building, Pichette Auditorium -

  • 09.00-10.00: Keynote Speech. Natsuki Ikezawa
  • 10.00-10.30: 3.11 and Tōhoku Literature. Linda Flores (University of Oxford)
  • 10.45-11.15: Animal Stories: Agency after Radiation. Douglas Slaymaker (University of Kentucky)
  • 11.15-11.45: The Hauntology of Post-disaster Literature. Saeko Kimura (Tsuda College, Tokyo)
  • 11.45-12.15: Humanism and the Hikari-Event: Reading Ōe with Stengers, in Catastrophic Times. Margherita Long (University of California at Irvine)
  • 13.30-14.00: History before Memory: Some Reflections on History as Fiction in Post-Fukushima. Anne Bayard-Sakai (INALCO, Paris)
  • 14.00-14.30: Border-crossing Literature on 3.11: the Case of Tawada Yōko’s Kentōshi (2014). Dan Fujiwara (University of Toulouse)
  • 14.30-15.00: 3.11 Witnesses: Building Collective Memory Through Oral and Written Narratives. Flavia Fulco (Sophia University, Tokyo)
  • 15.30-16.00: Processing Trauma in Japanese Theatre Responding to ‘3.11’ Barbara Geilhorn (University of Manchester)
  • 16.00-16.30: Various Shades of Fury: Criticism of ‘System’ and Society in Japanese Post-Fukushima Literature. Lisette Gebhardt (Goethe University, Frankfurt)
  • 16.30-17.00: The Nuclear Home and the Alien Village: The Production of Post-3.11 Space in Sakate Yōji’s Tatta hitori no sensō. Justine Wiesinger (Yale University)
  • 17.00: Closing Remarks by Linda Flores

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