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      April 5, 2013

      Friday   9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

      11301 Olympic Boulevard
      Los Angeles, California 90064

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      Hapa Japan Scholarly Conference - Part 1

      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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