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2019 Osaka City University-University of Illinois Exchange Symposium, "Modernization"

Event Type
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies; Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Languages Building (707 S. Mathews Ave. Urbana)
Mar 5, 2019   All Day
Registration (lunch and refreshments provided with registration)
Yuchia Chang


9:00 am | Welcome Remarks

  • Tim Liao, CEAPS, University of Illinois
  • Hisatsugu Kusabu, Osaka City University
  • Jerry Dávila, International Centers at Illinois, University of Illinois

9:15 am | First Session, “Culture & Literature”, Chair: Hisatsugu KUSABU, Osaka City University

  • “Re-imagining Edo: Invention of the Torimonochō Genre and Taishō Japan,” Tsutomu NAGATA, University of Illinois
  • “Modernization and Cultural Policy in South Korea: The Creation of ‘Koreanness’ during the Park Chung Hee Era,” Marika KITA, Osaka City University

10:30 am | Coffee Break

10:45 am | Second Session, “Herbs & Horses”, Chair: Rod WILSON, University of Illinois

  • “The Policy Concerning Military Horses in Modern Japan: The Improvement and Requisition of Farming Horses,” Ayaka MATSUSHIKA, Osaka City University
  • “The Contributions of Military Medicine to Social History in Modern China,” Forrest MCSWEENEY, University of Illinois

12:00 pm | Lunch

1:00 pm | Third Session, “Leisure & Lens”, Chair: Bob TIERNEY, University of Illinois

  • “Multiple Trajectories of Modernizing Pleasure Quarters: The Case of the Yokohama Pleasure Quarters,” Ashita SAGA, Osaka City University
  • “Group Images from Late Edo to Meiji Japan and from Late Qing to Republican China: Some Photographic Observations on Gender and Class,” Tim LIAO, University of Illinois

2:15 pm | Brief Break

2:20 pm | Fourth Session, “Trade & Nations”, Chair: Ashita SAGA, Osaka City University

  • “The Systematic Transformation of Nagasaki Trade in the Age of Commercial Treaties,” Hao PENG, Osaka City University
  • “A Brief Introduction to Rekidai Hoan and Ryukyu’s/Okinawa’s Progress,” Koji TAIRA, University of Illinois

3:15 pm | Closing Remarks

3:30 pm | Reception in Honor of Professor Koji TAIRA’s Work on Reikidai Hoan, International & Area Studies Library, 321 Main Library

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