Friday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 308, JW Marriott
Women, Agency, and the Literary Arts in Premodern and Modern East Asia
Program arranged by the forum LLC East Asian. Presiding: Monika Dix, Saginaw Valley State Univ.
1. “When a ‘Meshiuto’ Becomes a Protagonist: The Status of the Female Subject in Izumi Shikibu nikki and Towazugatari,” Naomi Fukumori, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
2. “Women in the Revenge Plot: Akimichi and the Domestication of Social Conflict,” Vyjayanthi Selinger, Bowdoin Coll.
3. “Rejecting the Patriarch: Notions of Family between Nationalism and Imperialism,” Satoko Kakihara, California State Univ., Fullerton
4. “Heroine with a Thousand Faces: Reading a Chinese Woman Soldier’s Autobiography,” Chenwen Hong, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs
Respondent: Monika Dix