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Session 28: “Diversity and Social Inequality in Japanese Education: National Policy, Local Responses and the Lives of Students”
“Educating for Human Rights: National Education Policies and Local Implementation of Buraku Education”, Christopher Bondy
“Ethnic Schools and Multicultural Education in Japan”, Kaori Okano
“Possibilities and Constraints of Japanese Education for Immigrant Students: Learning from the Lives of Filipina Immigrant Youth in Japan”, Tomoko Tokunaga
“Sources of Cultural Inequity in Japanese Schooling”, June A. Gordon

Session 29: Japanese Commentarial Traditions and the Shaping of Women
Gender, Genre, and Canonization: Sei Shonagon’s Pillow Book in Edo Literary Thought , Gergana Ivanova
Lady Ise and the Gendering of Ise monogatari, Jamie Newhard
Poets and Poems of the Past in the Toshiyori zuino, Anne Commons
The Role of the Author: Images of Murasaki Shikibu in Eighteenth-Century Educational Texts for Women, Satoko Naito

Session 30: Roundtable: East Asian Studies and the 'Real World': Reading Literature in Japanese in a Time of Crisis

Session 31: Re-Constituting the Social Body: Popular Conservatism in Occupied and Post-Occupation Japan
"How to Show Sympathy to the War-Convicted": Release Movements for War Criminals in the 1950s, Franziska Seraphim
“No Reform Anymore”: The Reverse Course As a Social Grassroots Phenomenon , Hajimu Masuda
Early Grassroots Movement for the Return of the "Northern Territories", Alexander Bukh
Women Ruining the Nation: The Conservative Backlash Against Women’s Rights in Postwar Japan, Julia Bullock

Session 32: Religion Goes Pop: Manga and Religion in Post-1995 Japan
Creative Misreadings of Christianity in contemporary shojo manga, Rebecca Suter
Healing Humor—Nakamura Hikaru’s Seinto oniisan (Saint Youngmen), Mark MacWilliams
New Religions in/and manga, Erica Baffelli
Squiggly Seichi: Pilgrimage Rendered in Manga and Manga Pilgrimage, John Shultz

Session 33: Other Languages of Legitimacy: New Perspectives on the History of Political Discourse Aross the Tokugawa–Meiji Divide
Banzai and Iyasaka: Two Cheers for Democracy in Japan, Yuri Kono
Non-emergence of Nationalism: On the Discursive Legitimation of the Ryukyu Annexation, 1879, Jun Yonaha
The New Principles for Building the Meiji Polity, Saebom Lee

Session 72: Monks of the Five Mountains & Shogunal Patronage of Zen in the Making of Muromachi Culture
The Eight Recitations of the Lotus Sutra During the Muromachi Period  , Satoshi Sonehara
The Muromachi Shoguns and the Zen, Masatoshi Harada
The Muromachi Shoguns’ Use of Zen Monks for Diplomacy, Koji Ito
Zen Monk Painters and the Muromachi Shoguns, Tsunenori Fukushima

Session 73: Notions of Happiness in Japan
“A Happy Person” , Florian Coulmas
Narrating Suicide, Portraying Unhappiness in Contemporary Japan, Francesca Di Marco, PhD

Session 74: The EU-Japan Action Plan and After: Prospects for Geopolitical and Economic Cooperation
Lifelong Learning in Japan: Its Tradition and New Knowledge Production, Akhiro Ogawa
The Lisbon Treaty Effect: Toward a New EU-Japan Economic and Trade Partnership, Patricia A. Nelson
What is the value-added? Prospects of the EU-Japan relations during and after Hungary's EU presidency , Norbert Palanovics

Session 75: The Japanese Colonization of Taiwan, 1895-1945: Interdisciplinary and Comparative Approaches
Building Colonial Governance in Early Twentieth Century Taiwan and the Philippines: Similar Contexts, Different Outcomes, Reo Matsuzaki
From Addiction to Assimilation: Opium and Race in Taiwan and the Japanese Empire , Miriam L. Kingsberg
Scientific Colonialism and Violence: Forced Labor in Vagrant Camps in Colonial Taiwan , Nadin Hee
The Taste of Opium: Monopoly and Techno-Scientific Practice in Colonial Taiwan , Hung Bin Hsu

Session 76: A Panorama of Japanese Film Theory: Social and Political Practices of Cinema
Film Appreciation in Crisis: The Postwar Japanese Cine-Club Movement and the Resistance to Cinephilia, at the Crossroads of Aesthetics and Politics, Ryan Cook
Moving Masses: Ontology and Ideology in Revolutionary Japanese Film Theory, Patrick Noonan
The Loneliness of the Leftist Theorist: Nagae Michitarō and the Cinematic Everyday, Aaron Gerow
The Politics of Subjectivity: Matsumoto Toshio on Materiality and Film, Miryam Sas
The Work of Living Things: the Films and Theory of Hani Susumu and Tsuchimoto Noriaki, Justin Jesty

Session 77: Life/Writing: Dangerous Pursuits in Japanese and Japanese-American Women’s Literature
Healing Through Narrative, Yuko Taniguchi
Ochiai Keiko’s self-referential life novel Anata no niwa dewa asobanai and Trials of Discrimination Against Children Born Out of Wedlock in Japan , Yuko Hayashi
The Persona in Asian Immigrant Memoirs, Kyoko Mori
The Speaking Wound: Personae of Confession in the Poetry of Yoshihara Sachiko , Lee E. Friederich

Session 114: Drawing Tastescape in Modern and Contemporary Cultural Japanese Practices
“New Photography” and its Social Basis: Department Stores, Newspaper Companies, and Photography Magazines in the Kansai Region of Japan in the 1920s and1930s, Ryo Okubo
A Journey to Taste: Photography Trips and Historic Sites in Prewar Japan , Gyewon Kim
Distinction Within Massification: Art Sections of Japanese Department Stores in the Late Meiji Period , Younjung Oh
Okinawa, Furusato, and the Creation of a Postwar Vision of Japaneseness, Thomas O’Leary
The Barbarian and the Geisha: The Creation and Reception of “Japan” in Hollywood Films in the Postoccupation Era , Daigo Shima

Session 115: Back to the Present: 140 Years of Japanese Studies
In the Shadow of Giants: English Writings on Genji Monogatari in the 1920s, Machiko Midorikawa
Medieval Japanese War Tales and their Critical Reception in the West, 1871–1921, Michael Watson
This Tedious Japanese Scudéry: The Origins of Western Genji monogatari Discourse, 1878-2011, Michael Emmerich
Unmasking early Japanology: a Victorian collector’s assessment of Noh masks, Rachel Payne

Session 116: Subjectivity and Cultural Power: Shifting Gender/Sexual/Ethnic Identities in Modern Japan
Kasagi Shizuko, Takamine Hideko and the Uses of Imitation in Occupation-Era Japanese Movie Musicals, Deborah Shamoon
Sex, Lies, and DVDs: The Documentaries of Matsue Tetsuaki, Noboru Tomonari
The Incest Taboo and the Mother-Daughter Relationship in Shojo Manga, Yuko Shibata
Yôko Tawada Goes to Vietnam: Tourism and Speech Acts in Front of Trang Tien Bridge, Brett de Bary

Session 117: Deterioration of Japan-US Economic Relations Leading to Pearl Harbor: The Role of the US Economic Sanctions
A full embargo and the decision making of waging war: two views prevailed from first to last, Munehiro Miwa
Japanese Oil Dependency and U.S. Policy, 1918-1941, Ted Lehmann
Reassessment of failures of modus vivendi and Japan’s diplomatic communications in connection with the breaking-off of Japan-US negotiations, Takeo Iguchi
The Collapse of Japan-USA Trade Relation about Cotton and Scrapped Iron, Takeshi Abe
The influence of the United States on Japan’s petroleum procurement from the Netherlands East Indies in 1940 , Yune-jung Jang

Session 118: The Great Kanto Earthquake in History, Imagery, and Commemoration
Constructing, Using, and Memorializing Japan’s Earthquake Calamity, Charles Schencking
Laughing in the Face of Calamity: Visual Satire after the Great Kanto Earthquake, Gennifer Weisenfeld
Showcases of New Tokyo: Reconstructed Primary Schools as Modern Sites of Learning and Spaces of State, Janet Borland

Session 119: The Development of a Tradition: Nara Period Eminent Monks in Context
Gyōki as seen in Temple Foundation Legends, Kevin E. Wilson
Gyōki in the Nihon ryōiki , Maria C. Migliore
Regarding Changes in the Gyōki Tradition, Takako Yoneyama
The Transformation of the Biography of Ganjin, Shinobu Kuranaka

Session 154: Eyes Wide Open?: Japanese Representations of Asia in Modern Japan
A Border Transgressor in Modern Japan: On Akutagawa Ryūnosuke’s Experience of China , Yao Hong
Representation of Foreign Countries in the Early Modern (Edo) Japanese Literature , Harksoon Kim
What Kind of Glasses Do They Have to Wear? Sato Kiyoshi, Kawamura Minato, and Their Views on “Korea”, Hajime Saito

Session 155: "The Beauty in the Barbarian: Touring Colonialism/Postcolonialism inthe Japanese Empire"
“Chasing the Chieftain’s Daughter: A Journey through Japan’s Imperial Desires in Micronesia” , Greg Dvorak
“Contested Heritage and the Textiles of Colonial Conquest among Postcolonial Ainu”, ann-elise lewallen
“How to Civilize a Barbarian in Less than Fifteen Days”, Kirsten L Ziomek
“Tourism and the Regionalization of Korea under Japanese Imperialism” , Kate McDonald

Session 156: Voices from the Margins or Truer View of Mainstage? Grassroots Politics, Activism, and Social Movements of Civil Society in Japan
Citizens’ Activism, Japan’s Constitution, Global Article 9 and Okinawan Peace Movements, Millie Creighton
Dancing in the Streets: Protest in a Japanese “Freeter” Union. , Robin O'Day
Marginal Workers and Dissident Labor Organizers in Japan , Charles Weathers

Session 157: Digital Archives and the Study of Japanese Foreign Relations
An analysis of the Japanese army sent to Taiwan in 1874, Robert R. E. Eskildsen
Connecting Histories in Cross-Pacific Regions1850-1880:Archival Historiography on the US-East Asia Relations from Ryukyu (Okinawa) Perspectives, Takeshi T. H. Hamashita
Japan’s War Aims during the Pacific War, Kanji K. A. Akagi
The US-Japanese Negotiations in 1941 and Signals Intelligence, Ken K. K. Kotani

Session 158: The Rhetoric of the Real: Representing Nature in Tokugawa-Meiji Writing and Visual Culture
Naturalism in Modern Japanese Ceramics: Stoneware Basin with a Crab by Miyagawa Kozan I, Shinya Maezaki
Naturalistic or not Naturalistic? The 19th-Century British Understanding of the Maruyama-Shijo School , Princess Akiko of Mikasa
Nude or Naked? The Life Sketches of Maruyama Okyo, Hiroko Kato
Transparent Allegory: Nature and Naturalism in the Artistic Circle of Ernest Fenollosa, Chelsea Foxwell

Session 159: Language Ideologies in Japan: Power and Identities
Imperial Honorifics and Egalitarian Society, Noriko Sugimori
Individual identities envisioned: personal names and Japanese script, Noriko Watanabe
Language revitalization ideologies in the Ryukyus, Patrick Heinrich
The Language Ideology among Zainichi Korean Residents in Japan, Tatsuro Maeda

Session 191: Workshop: Japanese Company Histories: their resource value and limitations in relation to corporate archives, and business administration and area studies - Sponsored by Japanese Company Histories (Shashi) Interest Group

Session 192: Negotiating One's Place in Japan's Long Sixteenth Century
An Individual Paradigm for Merchant Success at the Close of the Long Sixteenth Century, Suzanne Gay
So Many Choices (And So Few Options) For Local Warriors, David Spafford
This Land is My Land: Masuda Motonaga and the Politics of Territorial Redistribution in Choshu Domain, David A. Eason
Warrior Conflicts With Their Daimyo in Early Seventeenth Century Japan, Luke S. Roberts

Session 193: An Ethnographic Rethinking of Mental Health in Contemporary Japan
A Disability of the Soul: Japan, Schizophrenia, Psychotourism, and Bethel House, Karen Nakamura
Counting Disability: On the Question of Whether Hattatsu Shôgai is Increasing, Junko Teruyama
The Treatment of Hikikomori in Psychiatry: Perspectives from Tôjisha, Lay Supporters, and Psychiatrists, Sachiko Horiguchi
What’s in a Name? Medical and Social Labeling of Psychiatric Disorders , Ellen Rubinstein

Session 194: Printed Book as a Physical Object in Early Modern Japan, 1600-1900
Book binding of the printed Edo books: history and physical characteristics , Kazuko Hioki
Bookmakers and the Publishing Systems of Nineteenth-Century Japanese Fiction , Gen Takagi
Brief Overview of the Richard Lane Edo Book Collection, Sawako Takemura Chang

Session 195: Managing Urban Poverty in Japan’s Long Nineteenth Century
Cholera 1886: Poverty, Disease and Urban Governance in Meiji Osaka, John Porter
Hinin and Townspeople in 19th-Century Urban Osaka, Takashi Tsukada
Policing Edo’s Underclasses: The Place of the Poor in Late 18th-Century Danzaemon Governance , Timothy D Amos
Rice, Salt, and Water: Soup Kitchens for the Poor in Early Modern Japanese Towns, Maren Ehlers

Session 196: Examining Religion in Japan under the Allied Occupation (1945-1952)
Soldier of God: MacArthur’s Attempt to Christianize Japan, Ray A. Moore
How Shinto Became a Religion and Survived the Occupation: A Case Study of Yasukuni Shrine , Mark R. Mullins
Japan’s Pre-Occupation with “State Shinto” and Religious Freedom, Jolyon B. Thomas
Of Gods and Bureaucrats: New Religions and the Authorities during the Occupation , Benjamin Dorman
The War against Japan as a “Struggle between Civilizations” and the Shinto Directive, Tsuyoshi Nakano

Session 204: How is the DPJ Changing Japan?: Women, Denizens, and the Poor
Children First! (Women Second?): Gender Equality and Childcare Policy under the DPJ Government, Mari Miura
Citizenship Interrupted: The Debate on Foreigner’s Suffrage in Japan , Naoto Higuchi
Old Debates in a New Political Climate: Gender and Family Law in Japan, Ki-young Shin
The Framing Process of the Anti-Poverty Movement in Japan, Nanako Inaba

Session 232: Workshop: Beyond Words: Dramatic/Theatrical Approaches to Japanese Language Education

Session 233: Innovative and Unorthodox Strategies in Japanese Business :Examining Shifting Values, Risk-Taking, and Survival Tactics
Better to be Drinking Alone? Collaboration vs Competition in Industry Creation – The Case of Japan’s Microbrewery Industry, Jesper Edman
Ending the Beer Sales War: Price Fixing and Collusion in Japan’s Prewar Brewing Industry, Jeffrey W Alexander
Show Me the Money: An Analysis of Japan’s Most Profitable Companies, Ulrike Schaede

Session 234: Repatriation and Decolonization in US-Occupied Japan and South Korea
Decolonization and Legal Status: Koreans in the Postwar Occupation of Japan, Taeki Kim
Japan's “Contracted Empire” in Postwar East Asia: Repatriation and Re-emigration of Japanese and Koreans , Toyomi Asano
Repatriation and Decolonization: the Role of Minority Organizations in Japan and Korea, Youngho Choi
Repatriation and Restitution: Koreans in the Allied Occupation of Japan, Matthew Augustine

Session 235: U.S.-Japanese Relations and Post-War Security in North East Asia
Beyond Bilateralism and Multilateralism toward Regional Governance: Japan’s Foreign Policy and Post-Cold War Regional Security Institutions in Northeast Asia, Takeshi Sato
Britain and Japan’s exclusion from SEATO, Kuniyoshi Tomoki
Strategy and Emotion: The Two Faces of the Yoshida School, 1952-1976, Takaaki Daitoku
Successful Crisis Management? U.S.-Japanese Alliance Diplomacy and U.S. Nuclear Submarines, 1964-65, Fintan Hoey

Session 236: The Noh Prints of Tsukioka Kogyo: Noh Revival, Printmaking, and the Representation of Performance
Imaging Noh New: Noh Theater Prints in the Twentieth Century , Bruce Coats
Tsukioka Kogyo and the Popularization of Noh, Mae J Smethurst
Tsukioka Kogyo’s Noh Prints: The Legacy of Shibai-e and the Depiction of Performance, Katherine Saltzman-Li

Session 248: Roundtable: Current Situation and Agendas of Japanese Studies in Global Perspective: Japan in the Age of Asia - Supported by the Japan Foundation

Session 276: Rethinking the Kyoto School’s Politics in Japanese Empire
A Genealogy of the “Social” in the 1930s: Between Society and Empire in Miki Kiyoshi, Masayuki Fukuda
An Hosang: The Kyoto School and ‘Postwar’ South Korean Nationalism, Travis Workman
Nishida Kitaro as a Philosopher of Empire, Takeshi Kimoto
Talking about Culture Politically: Nakai Masakazu and the Question of Democratic Subjectivity under Fascism, Hirotaka Kasai

Session 277: The Dark Valley: Japanese Art and the Second World War - Sponsored by JAHF
“Body, War, and the Discourses of History: Rethinking Postwar Japanese Art”, Ming Tiampo
“Roaring Tigers or Miserable Refugees? : Chinese ink Paintings in the Sino-Japanese War” , Kure Motoyuki
“Taisho Chic, Showa Sophistication, or Prelude to Total War? : New Japanese-Style Paintings of the late 1930s” , Asato Ikeda
“The War Art of Foujita Tsugouharu 1938-1945”, Aya Louisa McDonald
The social role of war art: Yasukuni Shrine Festivals, Akihisa Kawata

Session 278: Spaces of Contestation/Contestations of Space: Counterculture and Public Space in Postindustrial Tokyo
Freeters into Precariat: Counterculture, Counterspectacle, and the Production of Alternative Space in Dystopic Tokyo, Colin S Smith
Globalisation from Below: Producing Commons in Tokyo’s Radical Spaces, Alexander Brown
Representing Thirdspace: Autonomous Geographies in Miyashita Park, Love Lindstrand
Whose Public Space? Mapping Tokyo’s Contested Geographies Between Global and Local Transformation Processes, Christian Dimmer

Session 279: Old-Age Policies in Japan: Effects on Communities and People - Sponsored by The Japan Foundation, Center for Global Partnership
Aging Bodies, Policy, and Technology, Ruth Campbell
Aging Bodies, Policy, and Technology, Susan Orpett Long
Long-Term Care Insurance and Local Government, Masaya Shimmei
Long-Term-Care Insurance After a Decade: Achievements, Problems, Solutions, Prospects, John Creighton Campbell
Policy for the Elderly and the Challenge of Rural Transportation Needs, Yoko Sakuma Crume

Session 280: Handle with Care: Private Parts and Public Concerns in Japanese History
“What’s Wrong with Me? Cultivating Male Penis Envy in Early Twentieth-Century Japan”, Gregory M Pflugfelder
Medicine and Sexual Health in Medieval Japan, Andrew E Goble
Rectal Fitness and National Strength: Hemorrhoids in Modern Japan, Alexander R Bay

Session 281: Recasting Okinawa: Race, Gender, and Transnationality in the Cold War and Beyond
"Leaders for Tomorrow": Identity Formation of Okinawan Students in the United States During the U.S. Occupation of Okinawa, Kinuko Maehara-Yamazato
From "Primitive Savages" to Holders of Indigenous Rights: The Reformulation of Okinawan (Uchinanchu) Identity as Indigenous, Ryan Yokota
Mobilizing Women for Scientific Domesticity: Gender, Technical Education, and the Cold War in US-occupied Okinawa, Mire Koikari
To Resist Against the Politics of Agreement, Yasuhiro Tanaka

Session 320: Parenting and Childcare in Japan
Japanese Transnational Families in Hawaii, Hiroki Igarashi
Seeking a Better Balance: Women’s Experience of Childrearing and Work in Contemporary Japan, Susan D. Holloway
Six-Decade Analysis of Gender Disparities in Japanese Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Comic Strips, Saori Yasumoto
The role of grandparents in childcare in contemporary Japan, Barbara G. Holthus

Session 321: Before and After the Banquet: Culinary Discourse in Japan (1500-1900)
“Admonitions Regarding Food: Some Glimpses into the Pleasures and Dangers of Eating in Edo Period Japan” , Michael Kinski
“Food Imagery and Parody in 16th Century Japan: About the Shuhanron Emaki (The Illustrated Scroll of the Sake and Rice Debate)” , Claire-Akiko Brisset
“From Warming Stone to Memorial Stone: Rethinking the History of Japanese Tea Cuisine” , Eric C Rath
Wine and Eau-de-Cologne: From the Introduction of Western Food to the Birth of Yōshoku, Shoko Higashiyotsuyanagi

Session 322: Japanese Chick Lit: Women Writers of the Baby Boomer Generation
Celebrations of the Heart – Romantic Lit by Yuikawa Kei, Eileen B. Mikals-Adachi
Portraits of Modern Japanese Working Women – the Literature of Hayashi Mariko, Hiromi Tsuchiya Dollase
To Be Beautiful, Or Not To Be Beautiful, That Is The Question—Himeno Kaoruko’s Seikei Bijo, Satoko Kan
Who is Aiko? ~ The Absent ‘Father’ in Natsuo Kirino’s I’m Sorry, Mama., Kayo Takeuchi

Session 323: Post-Bubble Aesthetics in Japan: Counter-Urbanist and Slow Life Philosophies in Japanese Contemporary Art and Architecture
Rise of the Northern River: Art and Regional Urban Development in the Festival Curatorship of Fram Kitagawa, Adrian Favell
The Possibilities of an Island: Rebuilding Culture in the Inland Sea, Julian Worrall
The Spirit of Place: An Artist’s Perspective on New Exhibition Formats in Japan, James Jack
Unpacking a “post-digital” sensibility in recent Japanese art, Olivier Krischer

Session 324: Workshop: Researching Japan from Home, Even if You Can't Get There Soon: New Strategies and Digital Resources

Session 325: Roundtable: Translation: Why – and How – to Teach It - Sponsored by Association of Teachers of Japanese

Session 363: Crossing the Pacific: Asia and America in the Work of Ian Hideo Levy
Exophony and the Locations of Identity in Levy Hideo’s Fiction, Faye Yuan Kleeman
Memoirs of a Gaijin: Whiteness and White Privilege in Ian Hideo Levy’s Fiction, Christopher D. Scott
Transversal, Translingual: Levy Hideo’s Pursuit, Keijiro Suga

Session 364: The Sympathetic Magic of Art: forming artist and artwork in and beyond postwar Japan
Shiraga Kazuo: The Hero and Concrete Violence, Namiko Kunimoto
The Asian Guru as a Model of Artistic Charisma in Transnational Avant-Garde Practice, Bert Winther-Tamaki
The reportage of the living object: Japanese avant-garde approaches to material, society and artistic practice ca. 1960, William Marotti

Session 365: Roundtable: Japanese E-books: New Research Horizons

Session 366: Women in Asia II

Session 367: Contemporary Japan

Session 368: Women in Transit: Gender and Mobility in Early Modern Japan
Making sense of transit: the life of Naitō Jūshin’in, daughter, wife, and sister of Daimyo, Bettina Gramlich-Oka
The Many Reincarnations of a Bakumatsu Woman: Mobility and Female Agency in Historical Interpretation, Laura Nenzi
The Seventeenth–century Transformation of Female Officials in the Ryukyu Kingdom, Gregory Smits
Tsuneno’s Journey: Rethinking Status, Mobility, and the Household in Tempo-era Japan, Amy Stanley

Session 369: Sacred Governance and Popular Culture in Tokyo Religious Sites
Sacralizing Sengakuji Temple in the Age of Hello Kitty, John Tucker
Sanno Hie Jinja and Nogi Jinja: A Tale of Two Akasaka Shrines, Steven Heine
The Kyuchu Sanden: The Tokyo Palace, the Ise Shrines and the Energizing of the Imperial Institution , John Breen

Session 407: Asian Sounds I

Session 408: Haafu, mixed race studies and multicultural questions in Japan
Becoming “Haafu”: Japanese Brazilian Female Migrants and Their Racialized Bodies in Japan, Tamaki Watarai
Covered Bridgings: Japanese Enka and its Mixed-Blood African American Star, Christine R Yano
Mixed Race Oiran?: A Critical Analysis of Discourses of (Non-) Japaneseness , Sayuri Arai

Session 409: Emotion and History: Tokugawa Japan as a Case Study
A Matter of the Heart: Emotions in the Life and Thought of Kamo no Mabuchi (1697-1769), Peter Nosco
The Gods, Warriors and Saints All Weep: An Archipelago of Tears, James E. Ketelaar
The Place of Sadness: Uji Bridge as a Locus of Emotion in Edo-Period Thought, Timon Screech

Session 410: Epistemological Limits of the Colonial Archive: Reconsidering Transcolonial Coproductions in the Japanese Empire
“Epistemic anxieties”: Ontologies of Colonial Cinema in Late-Colonial Korea , Hieyoon Kim
Between Ideology and Spectatorship: ‘Ethnic Harmony’ of Manchuria Motion Picture Corporation, 1937-45, Sookyeong Hong
Colonial Language in Imperial Films, Jae-Kil Seo
Language, Ideology, Collaboration: Reframing the Colonial Archive, Nayoung Aimee Kwon

Session 411: New Visual Interfaces in Modern Japan: Art Magazines from 1900-1960
Critical Journalism as Intervention: Shaping an Avant-Garde Discourse for the Japanese Flower Arrangement in Ikebana geijutsu , Noriko Murai
Department-Store Publicity Magazines in Early Twentieth-Century Japan: Promoting Products and Producing New Cultural Perspectives, Julia Sapin
Mizue: an alternative art magazine promoting Anglophilia, modern landscape and watercolor movement, Toshio Watanabe
Photographic Representation of Artists: Domon Ken’s Portrait Photographs and Shashin Bunka (Photographic Culture) during the Asia-Pacific War, Maki Kaneko

Session 412: Building Citizenship in Hard Times: The Citizen, the State, and Economic Crisis in Japan - Sponsored by The Japan Foundation, Center for Global Partnership
A Voice for Foreigners? Non-National Citizenship and Membership in Japan and Korea, Erin Aeran Chung
Contrasting Citizenship Norms in Japanese Higher Education, Katherine Tegtmeyer Pak
Gender and Civic Engagement in Japan, Petrice Flowers
Mobile Knowledge: Adult Learning and Politics in Japan and the U.S., Sherry L Martin
The Cost Containment Policy in Health Care and the Japan Medical Association, Takakazu Yamagishi

Session 413: Making Religious Spaces in Contemporary Japan - Supported by Society for the Study of Japanese Religion
“Transformations of Buddhist Religious Space in Contemporary Japan, John K. Nelson
A Spatial History of Tokyo's Protestant Churches, 1886-1917, Garrett L. Washington
Masking Commodification and Sacralizing Consumption: Corporate Animal Memorial Rites in Contemporary Urban Japan, Barbara Ambros
Strange Temples: Sites of Wonder in the Japanese Religious Landscape, Elizabeth R. Kenney

Session 425: The Politics of Social Change in Japan
The Bureaucracy’s Role in Shaping Work-Family Policies: Japan in Comparative Context , Patricia Boling
The Global Politics of Social Change: Political Economy of Care Migration in Japan and South Korea, Ito Peng
The Political Response to the Inequality Problem in Japan since 2006, Yves Tiberghien
The Rise of Labor Market Dualism and Inequality in Recessionary Japan, Jiyeoun Song
Who Can Afford to Marry and Have Kids? A Focus on Japanese Family Policies in Hard Economic Times, Liv Coleman

Session 453: The Location of the Motif or How to Popularize Ideas: Late Edo Period Visual Language Shared In Ukiyo-e, Decorative Arts and the Theatre
Lacquer Depicted on Ukiyo-e – Ukiyo-e Reflected in Lacquer, Monika Bincsik
Locations of the Edo Period Kyoto Lacquer Workshops: GIS Analysis Based on Historical Sources, Akihiro Tsukamoto
The Eight Views in Edo Period Japan: Transmissions of the Pictorial Subjects , Ryoko Matsuba
Tracing the “Whose sleeves?” Motif Through Various Fashionable Art Forms, Mizuho Kamo

Session 454: Reframing Region in Prewar Japan: Miyagi Prefecture in Local, National, and Global Context
Consuming the Local: The Development of the Department Store in Miyagi Prefecture, Satoshi Kato
Living Apart, Growing Together: Roots of a Transnational Community in Tome, Miyagi and Richmond, British Columbia, Anne Giblin
Shaping Public Opinion: The Miyagi Prefectural Government and the Construction of Sendai Station, Yasunobu Teshima
The Move to Improve: Rural Reform Movements and Village Society in Miyagi, 1895-1908, Christopher Craig

Session 455: Imagining National and Local Identities in Postwar Japan
Furusato-zukuri: Saving Home Towns by Reinventing Them, Timothy S. George
Imagining a Ryukyu Nation, David Tobaru Obermiller
Romanticizing the Identity of Wit and Grit in Postwar Japan, Hiraku Shimoda

Session 456: Imaging the Lost Generation: Representations of Japan’s “Unequal Society” (kakusa shakai) in Popular Culture
A History of Equality and Disparity in Japan: The Development Towards “Kakusa Shakai”, Sadami SS Suzuki
Caught in a Loop of Exploitation – Kirino Natsuo’s Metabola , Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt
Super Temp to the Rescue: Television Dramas and Workers’ Dignity During Corporate Restructuring, Alisa AF Freedman
Towards a Graphic Catharsis: Popular Cultural Tropes of “Kakusa Shakai” , Roman Rosenbaum

Session 457: Nation Envisioned: State, Media and Popular Culture
Envisioning the “Great Nation”: Ubiquitous society and anime, Kukhee Choo
Humanism and Resistance in Japanese Popular Culture during the Cold War, Tomoko Shimizu
Re-inventing Japan through “the West”: Occidentalism, Cool Japan and "Moe" Nation Anthropomorphism, Toshio Miyake
Scientific Wonder in Wartime Training Documentaries, Michael Raine

Session 494: Sports and Education in Modern Japan
Disciplining Youth: A Symbolic Anthropologist’s Interpretation of Corporal Punishment, Vertical Hierarchy and Education in Japanese Sports, Aaron Miller
Discontinuities and Disparities among Japanese Children’s Participation in Sports, Hiroshi Nishijima
Homo Athleticus? Japanese High School Sports Clubs as a Part of Education, Thomas S Blackwood
Raising Footballers, Raising Japan: The Japan Football Association Academy, Elise Edwards
Why Have Japanese Schools Needed Sports? A Postwar History of Extracurricular Sport Activities in Japan, Atsushi Nakazawa

Session 495: The Photographed Body in Meiji Visual Culture
“Foreigners” or “Pioneer Settlers”? Non-Japanese Subjects in Early Japanese Postcards of the Ogasawara Islands, David Odo
Constructing the Artist: Self-Portraiture in Early Japanese Photography , Karen Fraser
Portrait of Emperor Meiji: Japan’s First Imperial Icon, Yuki Morishima
The Modern Japanese Venus: Gender and Visuality in Meiji Pornography , Maria Ibari Ortega Dominguez

Session 496: New Views on Old Problems in Early Korean History: Confronting Some Historiographic Problems Concerning Origins, Statecraft, and Korean-Japanese Relations
A Late Seventh-Century Marriage Alliance Between the Ruling Houses of Korea and Japan?, Jonathan W. Best
Paekche's Putative Liaoxi Origins: A Case of Mistaken Identity, Mark E. Byington
The Evolution of Councils of Nobles in Silla Korea, Richard D. McBride

Session 497: Sources of the Strange: Theorizing Textual Adaptation in Yomihon - Sponsored by Early Modern Japan Network
A Dog of Many Colors: Stealthy and Overt Appropiration in Kyokutei Bakin's Eight Dogs, Glynne Walley
Literary Sources and Their Transformation: The Mummified Wife in Ugetsu monogatari , Lawrence Marceau
Spirited Debate: Affirming the Didactic Value of the Strange in Tsuga Teishō (1718-1794?), Dylan McGee

Session 498: Policy Responses to Social and Demographic Changes in Contemporary Japan - Sponsored by The Japan Foundation, Center for Global Partnership
‘Re-Population’ Politics in Rural Japan, Ken Haig
Shifting Policies to Address Homelessness in Japan: A View from the Street Up, Matthew Marr
The Politics of Retrenchment Revisited: The Neoliberal Attack on the Japanese Public Assistance System and Its Aftermath, Yumiko Shimabukuro
Workplace Matters: The Use of Maternity Leave Policies in Japan, Eunmi Mun
Workplace Matters: The Use of Maternity Leave Policies in Japan (co-presenter), Mary Brinton

Session 499: The Politics of Financial Crisis Response and Reform in Japan - Sponsored by The Japan Foundation, Center for Global Partnership
Global Financial Firms and Financial Regulation in Japan: Disruptive and Insider Policy Strategies, Kenji Kushida
The Evolving Politics of Corporate Governance Reform in Japan: 1990s vs. 2000s, Gregory W Noble
The Interaction between Financial Regulation and Financial Crises in Japan: Change in Financial Administration and Two Financial Crises from 1980 to 2010, Ryunoshin Kamikawa
The Politics of Financial Crisis Response: Policy Innovation and Learning in the United States and Japan, Phillip Y Lipscy
The Politics of Japan’s Financial Reforms: Surprising Resilience in the Face of Globalization, Kay Shimizu

Session 500: Rethinking Monarchy in Modern Japan
Embracing the Unbroken Imperial Line Ideology Through Labor Service, Kenneth Ruoff
From Modern to Sacred: The Spiritual Turn of the Taisho Empress and the Pacific War, Takeshi Hara
Many Avatars of the Mikado: "Divinity" and "Corporeality" of the Meiji Emperor, Kyu Hyun Kim
Taisho Ishin: Restoring Taisho Centrality to the History of Japanese Monarchy, Frederick Dickinson
The Showa Emperor and "War Responsibility", Yukio Ito

Session 539: Not the Usual Suspects: New Perspectives on Japanese Diplomacy from the Russo-Japanese War to the Pacific War
A Multilateral Perspective on the Mandate Question of Former German Colonies in the Pacific: America, Britain and Japan, Shusuke Takahara
A Wilsonian World for Japan?: Japan’s Response to Woodrow Wilson’s “New Diplomacy” , Tadashi Nakatani
Confounding Expectation: Explaining the Russia turn in Japanese Diplomacy during the 1910s , Kota Watanabe
Japan’s “Thought War” and the Role of Japanese Immigrants in the United States , Yuka Fujioka

Session 540: The Significance of Videogames for Japanese Studies
“Taisho Cherry Blossoms amidst a Fanciful Storm!”: Videogames as representations of the Japanese view of history., Shiro Yoshioka
Examining gender and Japaneseness in Final Fantasy RPG fandoms, Lucy Glasspool
Mind Games: the Meta-narrative of Kojima Hideo’s Metal Gear Solid 2, Jon Holt
Teaching videogames in a university syllabus: logistical problems and solutions, Rachael Hutchinson

Session 541: Elite Patronage and Viewership of Japanese Art in the Age of the Toyotomi-Tokugawa Transition - sponsored by Japan Art History Forum
Calligraphic Displays: A Poem-Sheet Screen by Toyotomi Hideyori, Tomoko Sakomura
From Common Container to Meibutsu to Sacred Object, the Life of Tsukumo, Andrew Watsky
Patronage and Viewership in Art of the Hokke Sect: Rissho Ankoku-ron by Hon’ami Koetsu, Nobushiro Takahashi
The Rhetoric of Renewal: Lacquered Architecture in Early Modern Japan, Anton Schweizer
Two Grand Celebrations of Toyotomi-Tokugawa Might, Elizabeth Lillehoj

Session 542: Japan’s Political Transition - Sponsored by The Japan Foundation, Center for Global Partnership
Changing Interest Groups (Civil Society) and Party Relations after 2009 Election, Yutaka Tsujinaka
The Changing Liberal Democratic Party, Daniel Smith
The Changing Liberal Democratic Party, Ellis Krauss
The End of LDP Dominance and the Rise of Party-Oriented Politics in Japan, Ethan Scheiner
The End of LDP Dominance and the Rise of Party-Oriented Politics in Japan, Michael Thies
The Politics of Fiscal Reconstruction in Japan, Gene Park

Session 543: Licit and Illicit Desires In and Through Japan
Representing Desire, Desiring the Represented: Representations of the “Filipina” in Contemporary Japan, Johanna Zulueta
The Desire that Makes the “Otaku”: Common Sense on Desiring in Contemporary Japan, Thiam Huat Kam
The Things Girls Do When the Lights are Out: Exploring Desire and Gender through Manila’s Lights Out Yaoi Convention, Tricia Abigail Fermin

Session 544: Puncturing the Postwar: Violence and Politics in late 20th Century Japan
Capitalism’s Alarm Call: Re-thinking the Violence of Aum Shinrikyô, Mark Pendleton
Feminist Ethics and Political Violence: A Japanese Feminist Response to the United Red Army, Setsu Shigematsu
On the Politics of Violence: Force and Origin in Imamura Hitoshi, Gavin Walker
Preserving Violence: Historicism, the Ainu, and 1968, Mark Winchester

Session 570: Chinese Poetics and Japanese Places
“Like a dream of days gone by”: Imagining Kamakura in the Medieval Travelogue Kaidoki , Elizabeth Oyler
Nakamaro and the Poetic Placement of Japan , Gustav Heldt
Planting Bamboo in Yoshiwara: Locating the Licensed District in Edo Period Kanshibun , Matthew Fraleigh
The Four Seas near Luoyang: Chinese Place Names on the Map of Early Japanese Poetry , Wiebke Denecke

Session 571: The Politics of Culture: Cultural Policy and the Modern Japanese Nation State
Creating an Archive: Prewar Japan’s National Treasure System, Tze M Loo
Japan’s Promotion of Cultural Policy in the Era of High-Speed Growth, Sang-Mi Park
Problematically Japanese: The Cultural Politics of Music in Wartime Japan, Hiromu Nagahara
The Folk Performing Arts and Cultural Nationalism in Contemporary Japan, Yoko Nagao

Session 572: Rituals of Emotion: Interaction, Communication, Social Order
Getting angry: Ritual functions of emotion in Japanese communication, Peter D. Ackermann
Matsuri and the Ritual Construction of Social Order: Two Contrasting Examples, William Lee
Rituals As a Means to Create a Sense of Togetherness and Collective Identity Creation: The Example of Common Meals in Communal Forms of Living in Japan, Maren Godzik
Rituals of Happiness and Exhaustion in Contemporary Rural Japan: Inebriation and Interaction as Function, Susanne Klien
Sacred Transgressions: Festival and the Abandonment of Ordinary Restraint, Scott Schnell

Session 573: Towards Transparent Translation: Modern Mediations of Noh
“Something’s Changed”: Subtitling Efficacy at the National Noh Theatre”, Shinko Kagaya
Against Invisible Interpreting: Challenges of Translating Noh Workshops, Jonah Salz
English Noh: Performance Challenges and Opportunities, Thomas O'Connor
Kanze Motoki’s Kanze-ryu Taiko Tetsuke (Kanze School Taiko Notation) Publication: Its Role in the Transmission of Noh Taiko Music, Hiroku Miura

Session 612: Workshop: Hirohsima and Mayors for Peace: A Workshop on Cities, Schools, and Universities as Effective Non-State Actors for Disarmament - Sponsored by Mayors for Peace

Session 613: Virtualization, Visuality, and Literature in Post-postwar Japan
Photography as Corporeal Reproduction: Switching Pregnancy for Photography in Kanai Mieko’s Tama ya, Atsuko Sakaki
The Postwar Turn and Virtualization of Japanese Literature, Koichi Haga
Traversing Blind Fields: Post-"Reversion" Okinawa and Nakahira Takuma's Critical Urban Media Practice, Franz Prichard

Session 614: History, Literature, and Religion: Toward a New Paradigm for Kokugaku
A Problem with Studies of “Nativist” Ritual, Wilburn Hansen
Classifying Kokugaku: Nativism and Edo Japan, Mark T McNally
Kokugaku, Waka, and Confucianism in Eighteenth-Century Japan, Peter Flueckiger

Session 615: When Religion Enter Politics. Religious Organizations and their Political Parties in Contemporary Japan
“In the Beginning”: A Comparison of How Souka Gakkai and Koufuku no Kagaku Formed their Political Parties, Levi McLaughlin
Souka Gakkai and the Costs and Benefits of its Relationship with Koumeitou, Linda Hasunuma
The Logic of Religious Organizations and Electoral Mobilization: The Case of Souka Gakkai and Koumeitou , Jun Saito

Session 617: Mobilizing social and human capital: A comprehensive approach to tackling Japan’s population conundrum
Catalysts for Change in Immigration Policy Agendas? Civil Society Attempts to Utilize UN Instruments to Mobilize International Migrant Rights Norms in Japan , Ralph Ittonen Hosoki
Engendered structural discrimination and marriage: A study of low birth rate from anthropological point of view. , Satoshi Ota
Immigration best practices: Why pragmatic immigration policies are good for immigrants and good for Japan., Stephen R Nagy
Technological and Creative Solutions for Aging Demographics in Japan: A Managerial Approach , Tai Wei Lim

Session 655: Immigration and Integration of Foreign Laborers in Japan
A Conservative Immigration Policy? The LDP’s Proposal to Admit 10,000,00 Immigrants to Japan, Hannah Goble
A Conservative Immigration Policy? The LDP’s Proposal to Admit 10,000,00 Immigrants to Japan, Michael Strausz
Immigration Policy in Japan and Germany, Marisha Lina Lecea
Mind the Gap! Japan’s Migration Policy in Health-Caregiving, Gabriele Vogt
Skilled Chinese Migrants in Japan: Globalized Economy and Immigrant Transnationalism, Gracia Liu-Farrer
State Approaches to Co-Ethnic Migration in Japan and South Korea, Daisy Kim

Session 656: War Literature and War Memory in Shaping Japanese Culture
Hotta Yoshie’s "Time": Overlap Between Perpetrators and Victims, Emiko Takeuchi
Muted Voices: The Case of the Tsuru Akira--Prophetic Early Casualty, Haruko Taya Cook
Myth and Memory: Representation of War in Ooba Minako’s Literature, Sachiyo Taniguchi
Osabe Hideo’s Literature: Mourning War Dead Outside Japan, Nanyan Guo
Shattered Gods: The Unresolved Cultural Consequences of Japan’s Post-1945 Desymbolization Crisis , M. G. Sheftall

Session 657: Crossing Borders/Slippage: 20th Century Japanese Poetry On the Move
Hiraide Takashi and the Death of Genre, Eric Selland
Modern Art and the Poetry of Maekawa Samio, Leith D. Morton
Poetry and Photography ―Murano Shiro’s Taiso shishu― , Azusa Omura
Poetry or Prose? —Hagiwara Sakutaro’s ‘Poetic Dialogue’ Niji o ou hito (Following Rainbows), Carol Hayes
Self-Translation and National Identity in Sekiguchi Ryoko’s Héliotropes, Joe DeLong
Yosano Akiko, Symbolist Poet: The Poems as a Palimpsest for The Poetics, Janine Beichmann

Session 658: Japan and Southeast Asia in the Period of the Cold War and Decolonization: 1950s-1970s
Fukuda Doctrine and Japan’s Initiative, Hidekazu Wakatsuki
Japan's diplomacy on the Cambodian problem, Andrea Pressello
Japan-Burma-US Relations in 1960s: Cold War Strategy of the Ikeda Administration, Kosuke Yoshitsugu
The Bandung Conference and Japan, Taizo Miyagi

Session 659: Nagasaki in the Eighteenth Century: Commercial and Institutional Change From Inside and Out
An Invisible Institution: The Dutch- Japanese “Contract Trade”, Fuyuko Matsukata
For Profit and the Populace: The Role of Marine Products in Trade at Eighteenth-Century Nagasaki, Robert Hellyer
From Local Government Officials to Bureaucrats of the Shogunate: The Transformation of Official Roles in Eighteenth-Century Nagasaki, Maiko Tomori
Restructuring Organizations: Chinese Merchant Monopolistic Control in Eighteenth-Century Sino-Japanese Trade , Hao Peng

Session 660: Transcending Domestic Divides: Dead Spouses, Fractured Families, and Inter-worldly Marriages in Medieval Japanese Art and Literature
Dying to Be Together: Family and the Afterlife in Medieval Japanese Fiction, R. Keller Kimbrough
From the Land Beyond Seas and Skies: Trans-Boundary Marriages in Medieval Otogi zôshi, Haruko Wakabayashi
In Pursuit of Love Beyond the Grave: The Otogizôshi Bishamon no honji and Medieval Buddhist Preaching, Kazuo Tokuda
Undying Reproductive Responsibilities in Late Medieval and Early Modern Japan, Caroline Hirasawa

Session 699: Rethinking the Social History of Intellectual Activity in Early Modern and Modern Japan: Contexts and Networks
National Culture, 'Asia,' and the World: Japan and China in the International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation in the 1930s, Takashi Saikawa
The Circuits of Intellectual Life: Intellectual Circles in Late Meiji and Taisho Japan, Andrew T. Kamei-Dyche
The Korean Connection: The Korean Embassy and Japanese Confucianists, Doyoung Park

Session 700: Globalization of Japanese Social Movements: Transnational Activism, Cosmopolitanism, Glocalization?
A Constitution for Humanity: The Article 9 Association and Its Reflection of Japan’s Peaceful Aspirations in the Global Age, Yoko I. Wang
Glocal Islam: Muslim nongovernmental organizations and Multicultural Japan, Jennifer Chan
Growing global: Changing nature of global social movements in Japan, Daishiro Nomiya
Japanese Public Intellectuals and the Development of Global Environmentalism, Simon Avenell
Transformations in Activist Consciousness in the Globalizing 1990's: Japanese Environmentalists, Annamari Konttinen

Session 701: Safe Practice in Japan
Giving Way or Blasting By: Gendered Discourses on Safety and Speed on Public Roads in Japan, Joshua H Roth
Pillars of the Community: Risk and Responsibility in a Japanese Festival, Stephen D Robertson
Signs of Danger: Universal Design and the Communication of Hazard in Kobe, Japan, Carla T Richardson
The Discursive Effect of Risk: Communicative Force in Japanese Regional Politics, Toru Yamada

Session 702: The “Great War” and East Asia
Emperor Hirohito and the Aftermath of the Paris Peace Conference, 1919-1933, Noriko Kawamura
Institutionalizing Women’s Education in Japan during WWI, Chika Shinohara
Out with the New and in with the Old: Uchida Yasuya and post-World War I Japanese Foreign Affairs, Rustin Gates
The Monroe Doctrine and Woodrow Wilson Transformations of space in Twentieth century East Asia , Marc Matten

Session 703: Narrated Spaces, Spatial Texts: Literature, Art, and Gender in Japanese Culture
Between Text and Image: Mapping Literature and Narrating Space in the Taima-dera jikkai-zu byōbu , Monika Dix
Gardens in The Tale of Genji and the Gendering of Space, Relationship, and Feeling in 20th-Century Literature and Film, Mara Miller
Inside Out: Carriages as Vehicles for Domesticating Space in Heian Ritual Outings, Doris G Bargen
The Sagoromo no Soushi and Weird Everyday Space, Charo D'Etcheverry

Session 744: Youth Labor and Changing Generations in Japan
Days of Love and Labor, Michael Fisch
Japan’s Hyper (Neo)liberalism, Mark Driscoll
The Affective Economy of Neoliberalism: Cell Phone Novels, Youth, and Labor in Japan , Gabriella Lukacs
The New Limits of Labor in Recessionary Japan , Andrea G Arai

Session 745: Re-Thinking Nationhood: Okinawan and Japanese Attitudes to National Identity and Reversion, 1945-1972
“Japanese” Activists and the “Okinawa Problem” ― An Examination of the “Teaching Okinawa” Movement by the Japan Teacher’s Union, Yuriko Ono
Contextualizing “We, Okinawans” ― Perspectives on the Okinawa Status Issue of 1951 from Okinawa, Tokyo, and Hawaii, Satoko Uechi
Reconsidering the Okinawan Territorial Debate of 1968-72, Hiroshi Komatsu

Session 746: Power Shift in 2009 and the Democratic Party of Japan
Alternative Paths to Party Polarization: A Case of Japan , Hironori Sasada
Legislative Organization of the Democratic Party of Japan, Naofumi Fujimura
Policy Changes in the DPJ Government, Yusuke Murakami

Session 747: Accommodating Empire: Popular and Official Perspectives on Japanese Expansion, 1868-1945
“Who Must Take Responsibility for this Crime?” The Hara Cabinet and Japan’s Siberian Intervention., Paul E. Dunscomb
From People’s Shepherd to Emperor’s Bureaucrat: Defining Gubernatorial Authority in Early Meiji Japan, Luke A. Franks
The Japan Sea Era: How Imperialism was Reinterpreted by Regional Cities, Jeremy D. Phillipps
The Other Yoshida Shigeru: Restraining “Diet Omnipotence” in the Early Showa “Period of Crisis”, Roger H. Brown

Session 748: War, Memory, and Japanese National Identity Construction over Time and Space
Between Banality and Apathy: A Study of Japanese Nationalism, Kazuya Fukuoka
Commemorating the Dark Past: The Atomic Bomb Dome and Hiroshima History Movement, Mikyoung Kim
Heroes, Victims, and Perpetrators: The Shifting Mnemonic Landscape in Heisei Japan, Akiko Hashimoto
Lost in Memory: Gendered Identity of Japan in Narratives of The Battleship Yamato, Kaori Yoshida
Nationalisms in Battleship Yamato-Featured Stories: How the Japanese Have Entertained Conflicting Ideas for Postwar National Identity Construction, Shunichi Takekawa

Session 749: Discursive Masculinities in Modern Japan
“The Manly Way” – Bushidō-Discourse in The Asian Review and Ajia Jiron (1917-1921), Birgit Binder
Aminchu Oyaji as a Men’s Lib Movement?: Reconsidering Salarymen “Hegemonic” Masculinity Under Neoliberal Economic Reforms, Nana Okura Gagné
Analyzing Masculinity: Japanese Fashion Magazines for Young Men, Ronald Saladin
Elegy to Japan Inc: Masculinity, Retirement, and Japanese Neoliberalism, Katrina Moore
Negotiations and Navigations: Male Freeters and the ‘Salaryman’ Discourse of Masculinity, Emma E Cook

Session 750: Reimagining the Past in the Present: Issues of Refashioning, Iconicity, and Visuality in Early Modern Japan
‘Like the Brocade of a Fluttering Sleeve’: Kiyonaga, the Pillar Print, and the Sode no maki, Julie N Davis
As Gods and Mortals: Ichikawa Danjûrô in Ema at Naritasan, Hilary K Snow
Seasonal Transitions: Arashiyama’s Refashioning as a Springtime Meisho, Pauline Ota
The Working Image: Exploring Hara Yoyusai’s Sketchbooks and Lacquers, Robert Mintz

Session 751: Japanese Literature

Session 752: Religion in Japan