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From: Mariko Naito <mnaito@fas.harvard.edu>

Greetings,

I am pleased to announce an international conference, entitled: "The
Possibility of Literary Theory in Japanese Literature", which
will take place at Harvard-Yenching Institute on August 29, 30, 31,
2007.

Pre-registration is requested. Please contact Mariko Naito
(mnaito@fas.harvard.edu) by August 6. I hope many of you could join
us.

For more information, please see http://www.harvard-yenching.org/
This website will be up-dated soon.

Thank you for your attention.

Mariko Naito
Visiting Fellow
Harvard-Yenching Institute


Harvard-Yenching Institute International Symposium
"The Possibility of Literary Theory in Japanese Literature"

Place: Harvard-Yenching Institute, Common Room
(2 Divinity Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138)
Date: 29-31 August, 2007

Schedule:

DAY One: Wednesday, 29 August (3:00PM-5:00PM)
Special Viewing of the Sackler Museum's "Genji Monogatari Gacho" (1509)

DAY Two: Thursday, 30 August
Opening Remarks (9:00AM-9:30 AM):
Peter Kelley (Harvard-Yenching Institute)
Edwin Cranston (Harvard University)

Panel One: "The Possibility of Literary Theory" (9:30AM-12:30PM)
Mariko Naito (Harvard-Yenching Institute/ University of Tokyo, Japan)
"Memory and Techne: Temporal Structures of Medieval Poetic Theories"
Atsuko Ueda (Princeton University, U.S.)
"Critiquing Ideological Critique: Linguistic Reform Movements in
Early-Meiji Japan"
Toru Ando (Ryukoku University, Japan)
" Socionarratology and the Possibilities for Post-Textual Theory"
Richard Okada (Princeton University, U.S.)
"The Foreignness of Theory and the Foreignness of 'Japanese Literature'"
Moderator: Eve Zimmerman (Wellesley College)

Lunch Break (12:30PM-2:30PM)

Panel Two: " Visuality and Literary Theory" (2:30PM-6:30PM)
Tomoko Ubukata (Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan)
"Transformed Bodies, Discovered Landscapes: "Idlers" in Soseki,
Tanizaki, and Rampo"
Charles Shiro Inouye (Tufts University, U.S.)
"The Figurality of Letters, Literature, and Literacy"
Kenji Matsui (Komazawa University, Japan)
"Scenes of Nature Described in Vernacular Prose in The Tale of Genji"
Haruo Shirane (Columbia University, U.S.)
"Japanese Poetry: Secondary Nature, Visual Culture, and the Environment"
Moderator: Eve Zimmerman (Wellesley College)

Reception (6:30PM-8:30PM)

DAY Three: Friday, 31 August
Panel Three: "Anti-Oedipus and Narrative-Antitheses/Hypotheses
/Alternatives" (9:30AM-12:30PM)
Sadakazu Fujii (Rissho University, Japan)
" The Ajatashatru Complex in The Tale of Genji"
Saeko Kimura (Tsuda College, Japan)
"Anti-Oedipus of Tanizaki Junichiro: From The Tale of Genji to The
Bridge of Dreams"
Keith Vincent (Boston University, U.S.)
"Queer Theory in Japanese Literature"
Moderator: Eve Zimmerman (Wellesley College)

Lunch Break (12:30PM-2:30PM)

Panel Four: "Post War and Warrior Tales" (2:30PM-6:30PM)
Vyjayanthi Selinger (Bowdoin College, U.S.)
"Blind Spots: The Gempei War Tales and the Claims of History"
Makoto Takagi (Tokai Gakuen, Japan)
"Haunted Writing in Warrior Tales"
Devid T. Bialock (University of Southern California, U.S.)
"From Post-War to Post-Nature: The Heike and the Canon in a Time of
Climate Change"
Kenichiro Fukatsu (Meiji University, Japan)
"The Intervention of "War Scenes": Medoruma Shun's Battle of Okinawa "
Moderator: Karen L. Thornber (Harvard University, U.S.)

Closing Remarks: (6:30PM-6:45PM)
Sadakazu Fujii (Rissho University, Japan)

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