Speaker Series: Indigeneity Across East Asian Literatures

When and Where

Thursday, October 05, 2023 10:00 am to Friday, December 08, 2023 12:00 pm
EAS Lounge - 14th Floor
Robarts Library Building
130 St George Street


Join us for our Fall Speaker Series, Indigeneity Across East Asian Literatures. 

Curated by Assistant Professor Nathan Vedal, Department of East Asian Studies

Relational Toxicities in Xinjiang Ecoliterature by Uyghur and Kazakh Indigenes

Speaker: Robin Visser, Professor, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Thursday, October 5, 1 - 2:30pm
EAS Lounge - 14th Floor, Robarts Library Building

Centering Indigenous Perspectives in Korean Literature: Shamanic Chant as Contemporary Elegy in Kim Hyesoon’s Autobiography of Death

Speaker: Ivanna Sang Een Yi, Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University

Thursday, October 26, 1 - 2:30pm
EAS Lounge - 14th Floor, Robarts Library Building


Stuck in the Middle: Violence and the Geopolitics of Culture in Japanese Mythology

Speaker: David Lurie, Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University

Tuesday, November 7, 3 - 4:30pm
EAS Lounge - 14th Floor, Robarts Library Building


Territorializing Manchuria: Land and Literature in the Transnational Frontier

Speaker: Miya Qiong Xie, Associate Professor, Department of Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages, Dartmouth College

Friday, December 8, 10 - 11:30am
Virtual Zoom Event