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Conference: Constructing Masculinities in Asia 2016

November 4, 2016

For more information and to register:
https://www.usfca.edu/asia-pacific/asia-masculinities

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2016


9 A.M. REGISTRATION

9:15 A.M. WELCOME

9:25–11:45 A.M. SESSION 3: PERCEPTIONS OF MASCULINITIES IN CONTEMPORARY EAST ASIA

Discussant: Celine Parreñas Shimizu, Professor, Department of Cinema, San Francisco State University

From Dashu to Gaymi: The Masculine Ideals and Women’s Desires in Contemporary China
Chenying Pi, Ph.D Candidate, Cluster of Excellence: Asia and Europe in a Global Context, University of Heidelberg

Does Sex Make a Man?: Male Virgins in Contemporary Japan
Elizabeth Miles, Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology, Yale University

11:45 A.M.–1 P.M. LUNCH BREAK

1–3 P.M. SESSION 4: MASCULINITIES AND THE MEDIA

Discussant: Matthew H. Sommer, Professor of Chinese History, Stanford University

Bare Sticks and Knights-Errant: Masculinities and Popular Media in the Early People’s Republic of China
Y. Yvon Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Toronto

Re-Masculinizing the Nation: Tales of Men and Manliness in Children’s Literature in Post-Disaster Japan
Mire Koikari, University of Hawaii, Women’s Studies

The Female Gaze: The Changing Construct of Masculinity in Hindi Cinema
Rajesh Kumar, Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Sciences, P.P.N. College, Kanpur, U.P., India

3–3:30 P.M. CLOSING REMARKS

Details

Date:
November 4, 2016
Website:
https://www.usfca.edu/asia-pacific/asia-masculinities

Venue

University of San Francisco, McLaren Conference Center
2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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Celine Parreñas Shimizu speaks on race, sexuality and representation in global popular culture and screens and discusses her films. 


If you are interested in inviting her to present her work, please click here to complete the contact form.