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UIUC-OMU Exchange Symposium 2024

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Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies; Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures; Osaka Metropolitan University
2090B Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics Building (707 S. Mathews Ave., 2nd FL)
Mar 5, 2024   All Day
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Osaka Metropolitan University-University of Illinois Exchange Symposium 2024
Medical Humanities in the World
2090B LCLB, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 5, 2024, Tuesday
9:30 am - 4:45 pm CT

9:30 am   Coffee 

10:00 am   Opening remarks: 

Hisatsugu Kusabu (Osaka Metropolitan University) & Misumi Sadler (University of Illinois)

10:15 am   Session 1         
Can music training focused on piano playing improve the manual dexterity issues in children with developmental disabilities?
Junko Shimamoto (Graduate School of Literature and Human Sciences, OMU)
Discussant: Takao Inoue (Graduate School of Rehabilitation Science Division of Rehabilitation Science, OMU)

From Elderly to “Patient”: Junichiro Tanizaki’s Diary of a Mad Old Man and Aging Narratives in 1950s-1960s Japan
Yujie Pu (East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Illinois)

Death Literature: Sickness, Death and Writing in Meiji Japan
Robert Tierney (East Asian Languages and Literatures, Comparative, World Literature, University of Illinois)

12:30 pm   Lunch

2:30 pm     Session 2
Medico-Spirituel Relationships Between Heretics and Local People of Southern France in the 14th Century 
Saki Komori (Graduate School of Literature and Human Sciences, OMU)

Health Disparities for Child-rearing Households Living in Depopulated Areas in Japan in the 2010s to 2020s.
Hana Sugita (Graduate School of Human Life and Ecology, OMU)

Beyond Menstrual Blood: Enchi Fumiko’s Late Year Works, Illness, and Gender Performativity
Yingzhi Lu (East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Illinois)

4:30 pm     Closing


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