Symposium Performing Gender and Place in Japan at Leiden University, 8 September
The event – open to a general audience – will be held on 8 September and has an international line-up of speakers. The speakers represent various disciplines such as art history, anthropology, literature and ethnomusicology and they will address the symposium theme in relation to Japanese woodblock prints, paintings and beer posters amongst others. In 8 presentations the role of material objects in shaping ideas about women, masculinity and social place will be discussed.
9.30 – 9.45 Registration
10.00 -11.45 Panel: Performing Beauty
Discussant: Guita Winkel (Leiden University)
11.45 – 12.00 Coffee
12.00 -13.15 Panel: Performing Warrior
Discussant: Daan Kok (Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde Museum)
13.15 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 15.45 Panel: Gender and Material Culture
Discussant: Annick Horiuchi (Paris Diderot University)
16.00 – 17.15 Panel: Performing and Transgressing Social Place
Discussant: Kiri Paramore (Leiden University)
17.15– 17.30 Discussion
Date: 8 September 2018
For abstracts of the papers and how to register for the symposium, please visit the website of Leiden University.