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Hapa Japan Scholarly Conference - Part 1

Hapa Japan 2013 Festival

Friday, April 5, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

Hapa Japan Scholarly Conference - Part 1

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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

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When & Where


Board Room, Davidson Conference Center, University of Southern California
3415 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Friday, April 5, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)


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