2018/08/14

09/21–24: CAPI会議 “The Nonhuman in Japanese Culture and Society: Spirits, Animals, Technology”開催のお知らせ/巽先生と小谷先生による特別講演が行われます!@ヴィクトリア大学

9月 21日(金)〜 24日(月)にわたりカナダのヴィクトリア大学にて、CAPI会議 “The Nonhuman in Japanese Culture and Society: Spirits, Animals, Technology” が下記のとおり開催されます!

会議二日目には、巽先生による特別講演 “Ghost in the City: towards the Aesthetics of the Cyber-Picturesque”と小谷先生による特別講演 “Techno-gothic Romance between ‘La Belle Dame sans Merci’ and Cyborgs” が行われます(3:30-5:30 pm @FRA 159)。また、三日目には、多和田葉子氏が『雪の練習生』(Memoirs of a Polar Bear)をご朗読されます(7:00 pm @FRA 159)。お近くにお住まいの方やご都合のつく方は、ぜひご来聴ください!



Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives Conference
The Nonhuman in Japanese Culture and Society: Spirits, Animals, Technology
日本の社会および文化における「人外」という概念:霊・動物・テクノロジー
日時:2018年 9月 21日(金)〜24日(月)
会場:ヴィクトリア大学(accesscampus
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ヴィクトリア大学による会議詳細


PROGRAMこちらも併せてご覧ください。
DAY 1: Friday, September 21, 2018
  • 6:00-8 pm Reception, University Club: Official greetings by Chris Goto-Jones, Dean of Humanities and Victor V. Ramraj, Director of the Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives
  • 6:30 p.m. Keynote by Chris Goto-Jones, “Towards the Virtual Ninja: Embodied Orientalism as Self-Transformation”

DAY 2: Saturday, Sept. 22
  • 10:00-12 noon: FRA 157: Papers: The Material and the Natural (Harada, Eckersall, van Baarle & Verdonck) 
  • 12 noon-1 pm: Lunch
  • 1:00-3:00 pm: FRA 157: Papers: The Natural, the Supernatural (Ortabasi, Bhowmik, Lowy, White)
  • 3:30-5:30 pm: FRA 159: Two keynotes by Takayuki Tatsumi, Keio University, Tokyo, “Ghost in the City: Towards the Aesthetics of the Cyber-Picturesque”; and Mari Kotani, Meiji University, Tokyo, “Techno-gothic Romance between ‘La Belle Dame sans Merci’ and Cyborgs”
  • 5:30-7:00 pm: Dinner
  • 7:00 pm: Philip Young Recital Hall, UVic Performance: An Evening of Japanese Animals, Angels, Gods, and Puppets, performed by Colleen Lanki, TomoeArts, Vancouver, and students of Portland State University, directed by Larry Kominz

DAY 3: Sunday, Sept. 23
  • 10:00-12:00 pm: FRA 157: Papers: The Supernatural, the Animal: (Lee, Kominz, Yang, Bourdaughs)
  • 12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 1:00-3:00 pm: FRA 157: Papers: The Animal II (Deckha, Shukin, Slaymaker, Iwaki)
  • 3:20-6:00 pm: FRA 159: Three Keynotes by Timon Screech, “The Living Image”; Barbara Ambros (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), “Gratitude and Treasuring Lives: Eating Animals in Contemporary Japan”; and Thomas Lamarre (McGill University), “Errant Naturalism”
  • 6:00-7:00 pm: Dinner
  • 7:00 pm: FRA 159: Literary Reading: from Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Japanese-German author Yōko Tawada

DAY 4: Monday, Sept. 24
  • 9 am-11:00 am: Papers: The Artificial I (Duncan, Regelsberger, Jacobowitz, Sone)
  • 11:00 am-12:00 pm: Keynote by Jennifer Robertson (University of Michigan): “Robots and Reincarnation: Intersections of Technology and Spirituality in Japan”
  • 12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 1:00-2:30 pm: Papers: The Artificial II (Looser, Poulton, Gygi)
  • 2:45-3:45 pm: Papers: The Artificial III—Sex Dolls in Japan and France (Giard, Cazes)
  • 4:00-5:30 pm: Two Keynotes by Stelarc (Australian performance artist), “Phantom Flesh/Hyper Human”; and Edward Scheer (UNSW, Australia): “Stelarc in the Air (The Flight of the Posthuman)
  • 5:30-6:30 pm: Concluding plenary session. Reflection on issues raised and where to go from here


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