Center for Global Studies

View Full Calendar
UIUC - OMU Symposium 2023

UIUC - OMU Symposium 2023 "Transnational Translations and Adaptations in Asia"

Event Type
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Osaka Metropolitan University
306 Coble Hall (801 S. Wright St., Champaign, IL 61820)
Mar 8, 2023   9:30 am - 3:30 pm  
Free and open to the public
Yuchuan (Mike) Shen
Originating Calendar
CEAPS Events Calendar

*This is an in-person event.

9:30 am Coffee

10:00 am Opening remarks:
                 Hisatsugu Kusabu (Osaka Metropolitan University)
                 Misumi Sadler (University of Illinois)

10:15 am Session 1
                 “Alice Travels to China—A Chinese adaptation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”
                 Yangyang Liu (MA student, EALC, UIUC)

                “W.B.Yeats’ ‘The Land of Heart’s Desire’ and Hiroko Katayama: A Longing for the Temptation of Fairies” 
                 Izumi Nagai, PhD (UCRC Researcher of Japanese Literature, OMU)

                “Visual ‘Metaphrasis’ in World-History Teaching in Japan”
                 Hisatsugu Kusabu, PhD (UCRC Director, Professor of World History/ Medieval and Byzantine Studies, OMU)

12:00 pm Lunch

1:30 pm Session 2
               “HŌMEN-IIN (方面委員: District Welfare Commissioners) in Osaka-Fu:
               The Poor Sick and Medical Care in a Japanese modern city in the 1920s”
               Honoka Inomoto (PhD student, Japanese Modern History, OMU)

               “Being Non-Binary on Japanese Disney Channel:
               An Analysis of the Gendered Language Used in The Owl House”
               Sarah Herendeen (MA student, EALC, UIUC)

               “Silence: Two Ways of Adaptations”
               Hanyun Zeng (PhD student, EALC, UIUC)

               “Adaptation in Japanese Popular Culture”
               Yu Ishikawa, PhD (Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies, OMU)-online presentation at 3 pm (US central)

3:30 pm Closing

link for robots only