Hapa Japan Scholarly Conference Part 1 - Hapa Japan 2013 Festival / Sawyer Seminar III Capstone Conference

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Class/Workshop

Apr 20135
9:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.

USC - University Park Campus
Davidson Conference Center (DCC) -
Board Room
Los Angeles, California, 90007
United States


SCHOLARLY CONFERENCE - PART 1
PROGRAM
9:00-9:15AM
WELCOME REMARKS BY CONFERENCE CONVENOR
Duncan Williams (USC)

9:15-10:30AM
SESSION 1 - THE MULTIPLICITY OF IDENTITIES
“From Hapa to Haafu: Reconstructing Mixed Race Japanese Migrant Identities in Japan”
Jane H. Yamashiro (USC)
“Shima Haafu, Tokyo Haafu, American Half”
Akemi Johnson (writer)
Respondent: Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu (Stanford University)

10:30-10:45AM
COFFEE BREAK

10:45AM-12:00PM
SESSION 2 - YOUTH AND MIXED-RACE IN CONTEMPORARY JAPAN
“Negotiating the Meanings of Being ‘Haafu’: The Case of Japanese-Pakistani Mixed Children”
Masako Kudo (Kyoto Women’s University)
“Mixed-ethnic ‘Haafu’ Teens in Japan Deconstructing Social Positions as ‘Marked’ and ‘Foreign’”
Laurel Kamada (Tohoku University)
Respondent: Jane H. Yamashiro (USC)

12:00-1:15PM
LUNCH BREAK

1:15-2:15PM
SESSION 3 - FROM KANSAI TO NEW ENGLAND: A MULTIRACIAL MAN'S JOURNEY
“Using Mixed-Race Oral History to Understand the Post-World War II Period”
Lily Anne Yumi Welty (UCLA)
Interview of Karl Lippincott

2:15-2:30PM
COFFEE BREAK

2:30-4:15PM
SESSION 4 - A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION OF COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS: HISTORY AND PROSPECTS
Athena Asklipiadis (Mixed Marrow)
Natalie Mfaume (The Hafu Project)
Ed Sumoto (Mixed Roots Japan)
Ken Tanabe (Loving Day)
Respondent: George Kich (Founder, I-Pride)

4:15-4:30PM
CLOSING DISCUSSION

REGISTER: http://hapafestday4conference-eorg.eventbrite.com/

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A FREE FESTIVAL CELEBRATING MIXED-RACE AND MIXED-ROOTS JAPANESE PEOPLE AND CULTURE!

Come join us at from April 2-6, 2013 in Los Angeles for a concert featuring hapa artists, a comedy night at East West Players, readings by award-winning authors, a historical exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum, film screenings of great documentaries, and a 2-day academic conference at USC.

 

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