Thursday, 06 January
38. Narrating Tortured Lives in East Asia
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 309, LA Convention Center
Program arranged by the Division on East Asian Languages and Literatures after 1900
Presiding: Kelly Y. Jeong, Univ. of California, Riverside
1. “Scarred Body, Tattooed Memory: Narrative Eventing in Ch’oe Yun’s Works,” Ji-Eun Lee, Washington Univ. in St. Louis
2. “Historicizing the Personal: Working-Class Oppression, Imperialism, and Revolutionary Commitment in Takiji Kobayashi’s Toseikatsusha,” John Maerhofer, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York
3. “Narrating Environmental Catastrophe and Tortured Lives in China, Japan, and Korea,” Karen Thornber, Harvard Univ.
Respondent: Kelly Y. Jeong
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