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Workshop on "Monuments, Museums, and Memory"

Event Type
Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program with co-sponsorship (see complete list in description)
210 Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois Street, Urbana
Nov 30, 2022   9:00 am - 3:30 pm  
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Anita Kaiser
Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

Registration is appreciated

Monuments, Museums, and Memory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Kyushu University collaborative workshop


7:00pm    Opening keynote by Ann Burroughs, President and CEO of the Japanese American National Museum, Levis Faculty Center



8:30-9:00am  Light breakfast and registration

9:00-9:10am  Welcome remarks

Colleen Murphy and Ran Zwigenberg

9:10-10:40am  Human Rights, Heritage and Memory

Colleen Murphy, Law and Director of the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program, Illinois
Toru Oga, Political Science, Kyushu University
Shao Dan, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Illinois
Ren Yatsunami, Law, Kyushu University

10:40am-11:50am   Museums

Cristóbal Bianchi, School of Art and Design, Illinois
Emily Anderson, Curator, Japanese American National Museum
Ayako Fukushima, Environmental Design, Kyushu University

11:50am - 12:00pm  Break

12:00pm-1:15pm    Lunchtime Roundtable keynote on “Holocaust and Genocide Memory and Monuments – Remembering through Memory Activism”

Tali Nates, Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre (NPC)
Mduduzi Ntuli, Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre (NPC)
Catherine Boyd, Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre (NPC)

1:15-1:30pm   Break

1:30pm –3:00pm  Memory and Heritage

Brett Kaplan, Comparative and World Literature and Director of the Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, Memory Studies, Illinois
Ran Zwigenberg, Asian Studies, History, and Jewish Studies, Kyushu-Penn State
Naoko Gunji, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Illinois
Gloria Yu Yang, Architecture, Kyushu University

3:00-3:15pm   Closing remarks

Colleen Murphy and Ran Zwigenberg

Sponsored by Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program in collaboration with Kyushu University, Japan. Co-sponsored by: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation; College of Fine and Applied Arts; College of Law; Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures; Center for African Studies; Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies; Humanities Research Institute; Illinois International Programs; Jewish Studies; Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, Memory Studies; and Krannert Art Museum

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