Schedule & Directions

Friday, May 25th 2018

13:30   Welcoming Remarks

Olga Solovieva (UChicago) & Sho Konishi (University of Oxford), conference organizers

14:00   Panel 1

CHAIR: Michael Bourdaghs (UChicago)
PRESENTERS: Brian Kim (Stanford University), Andrew Leong (Northwestern)
DISCUSSANT: William Nickell (UChicago)

15:20   Coffee Break

15:40   Keynote by Haun Saussy (University of Chicago) “Eccentric Subjects, Permeable Frontiers”

16:25   Coffee Break

16:45   Film Screening and Discussion, ‘Manchurian Sleepwalkers’ by Thomas Lahusen (63 min)

17:48   After-Screening Discussion

Charles Lock (University of Copenhagen) in conversation with Olga Solovieva (UChicago)

Saturday, May 26th 2018

10:00   Panel 2

CHAIR: Sho Konishi (University of Oxford)
PRESENTERS: Ian Rapley (University of Cardiff), Nadine Willems (University of East Anglia)
DISCUSSANT: Andrew Leong (Northwestern)

11:20   Coffee Break

11:40   Panel 3

CHAIR: Olga Solovieva (UChicago)
PRESENTERS: Takashi Nishiyama (State University of New York at Brockport), Arata Takeda (Freie Universität Berlin)
DISCUSSANT: Hoyt Long (UChicago)

13:00   Lunch

14:00   Panel 4

CHAIR: Andrew Leong (Northwestern)
PRESENTERS: Chelsea Hudson (Georgetown), Olga Solovieva (UChicago)
DISCUSSANT: Eleanor Gilburd (UChicago)

15:20   Coffee Break

15:40   Panel 5

CHAIR: William Nickell (UChicago)
PRESENTERS: Anastasia Fedorova (Moscow Higher School of Economics), Jun Hee Lee (UChicago), Mitsuyoshi Numano (Tokyo University)
DISCUSSANT: Michael Bourdaghs (UChicago)

17:20   Coffee Break

17:30   Keynote by Sho Konishi (University of Oxford) “The Play of Virtues: Religious Afterlives of Civil War Losers in Transnational Japan and Theoretical Implications”

18:15   Reception