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Ann Burroughs

Keynote Lecture: Ann Burroughs, President and CEO of the Japanese American National Museum

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program with co-sponsorship (see complete list in description)
Location
210 Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois Street, Urbana and available through Zoom
Date
Nov 29, 2022   7:00 pm  
Cost
Free and open to the public
Registration
Registration
Contact
Anita Kaiser
E-Mail
arkaiser@illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-6221
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Originating Calendar
Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program (WGGP)

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

PLEASE REGISTER FOR BOTH IN PERSON OR VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE AT
https://go.illinois.edu/MMMWorkshop

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29
210 Levis Faculty Center or Virtual

7:00pm    Opening keynote by Ann Burroughs, President and CEO of the Japanese American National Museum, 210 Levis Faculty Center

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30
210 Levis Faculty Center or Virtual

Wednesday, November 30
8:30-9:00am Light breakfast and registration

9:00-9:10am Welcome remarks
Colleen Murphy, Roger and Stephany Joslin Professor of Law & WGGP, University of Illinois
Ran Zwigenberg, Associate Professor of Asian Studies, Pennsylvania State University & Kyushu University

9:10-10:40am Human Rights, Heritage and Memory
Colleen Murphy, Law and WGGP, University of Illinois
Toru Oga, Political Science, Kyushu University
Shao Dan, East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Illinois
Ren Yatsunami, Law, Kyushu University

10:40am-11:50am Museums
Cristóbal Bianchi, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois
Emily Anderson, Curator, Japanese American National Museum
Gloria Yu Yang, Architecture, Kyushu University

12:00pm-1:15pm Lunchtime Roundtable keynote on “Holocaust and Genocide Memory and Monuments – Remembering through Memory Activism”
Tali Nates, Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre
Mduduzi Ntuli, Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre
Catherine Boyd, Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre

1:30pm –3:00pm Memory and Heritage
Brett Kaplan, Comparative and World Literature and Director of the Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, Memory Studies, University of Illinois
Ran Zwigenberg, Asian Studies, History, and Jewish Studies, Kyushu University and Penn State University
Naoko Gunji, East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Illinois
Ayako Fukushima, Environmental Design, 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; The Program in Jewish Culture & Society; Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, Memory Studies; and Krannert Art Museum

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