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Emotions, Migration and Multiculturalism in Asia

SAVE THE DATE: An advanced student masterclass at The University of Western Australia. 

Date: Wednesday 21 November 2018
Time: 1–5pm
Venue: The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Perth (Crawley) WA 6009
Enquiries: susan.broomhall@uwa.edu.au
Convenor:
Susan Broomhall

Presenters

The Masterclass will be led by Professor Susan Broomhall, with participation from:

This broad theme is designed to capture widespread student interest across the universities of Perth. Students will have an opportunity to present their projects and raise questions in relation to their own research. The masterclass is open to high-performing undergraduate students in addition to honours and postgraduate students but places will be limited.

Lynne Nakano is Professor in Japanese Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She received her PhD in Anthropology from Yale University. Her research publications concern women and gender in Japan, Hong Kong and Shanghai; marriage and life choices; volunteerism and civic sphere in Japan; and images of fashion, body and beauty in Hong Kong and Japan. She is currently working on several projects including single women in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo; and special education in Japan, including her recent publication 'Happiness and Unconventional Life Choices: Views of Single Women in Japan', in Happiness and the Good Life in Japan, edited by W. Manzenreiter and B. Holthus (Routledge, 2017).

Yin Wang is Associate Professor of English and Cultural Studies at Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. Her research interests include discourses of nationalism, disability studies, queer studies and affect theory. Her works have appeared in boundary 2, Chung-Wai Literary Quarterly, and essay collections on queer cultures or disability studies. Currently she is working on a book manuscript about the Black Power Movement’s critique of the United States as an imperial nation.

This advanced student masterclass is presented by the the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence of the History of Emotions, The University of Western Australia's Institute for Advanced Studies and the Forrest Research Foundation Visiting Fellowship program.

Associated events sponsored by IAS/CHE/Forrest Research Foundation in this suite

Image: Traditional Chinese wedding, by kegen 2009.  Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.