Friday 7th September

Registration

08:30 - 10:00

SESSION 1

09:00 - 10:30

A6.

Transnational cooperation and Japan's standing in the world

 

B6.

Representations of crises and trauma in literature and cinema

 

C6.

Photography and Crisis: Representation, Gender, Performance, and Environment in 20th Century Japan

 

D6.

Post-war transformations, resistance, and politics

 

D7:

Historical crises retold and reused

 

F6.

Fighting precariousness in post-growth Japan

 

Research Film Series:

Children's
Tears: Searching
for Japanese
Fathers
(49 min)

&

Q&A with dir.
Yuki Sunada‚Äč

 

SESSION 2

11:00 - 12:30

A7.

Major Effects of Minor Changes: the Decision-Making Process under the Second Abe Administration

 

B7.

Linguistic transitions and representations of Japaneseness

 

C7.

From Rubble to Protest: Japan’s Postwar in Literature and Film: Japan’s Postwar in Literature and Film

 

D8:

Social diversity, power, and the demise of Tokugawa Japan

 

E6.

Queer Economies in Queer Spaces

 

F7.

Art, Media and Technology: Reactions to and Depictions of Demographic Change in Japan

 

Research Film Series:

Children's
Tears: Searching
for Japanese
Fathers


(49 min)

 

LUNCH

12:30 - 13:30

SESSION 3

13:30 - 15:10

 

B8.

Impact of economic shocks on Japanese arts and media

 

G1.

Japanese
studies and the
public

 

 

D9.

Rethinking Political Crises in the First Decade of the Meiji Period

 

E7.

Beyond the ‘Control Society’: Rethinking Power in Contemporary Japan

 

F8.

Hope and revival for rural Japan

 

Research Film Series:

 

When Cinema Was King

(25 min)

 

 

BAJS Annual General Meeting

15:30 - 17:00

CLOSING RECEPTION

17:00 - 18:30