• 2019-09-12   14:00 Starts
  • Venue: Aoyama Gakuin University, Bld.17 (Tokyo, Japan)

Keynote Speakers

Three keynote lectures by leading scholars of modernist literature and film

Douglas Mao

Johns Hopkins University

"Time's Mystique"

Aaron Gerow

Yale University

"Explorations of Modernity in Japanese Film Theory"

Laura Marcus

University of Oxford

"Modernism's Rhythmical Subjects"

Program Schedule

With three keynote lectures by leading scholars of modernist literature and film, and over 100 individual papers about a variety of topics, we pose vital questions about the multiplicity of temporality in the texts of modernism (literature, art, cinema, and other cultural products) produced in various specific locations of modernity across the world.

  • 10:00-

    Arrival & Registration

  • 10:30-12:00

    Postgraduate Roundtable

  • 13:00-14:30

    Keynote Lecture (1): Professor Douglas Mao

  • 14:50-16:10

    Parallel Panels (1): 80m ×3

  • 16:40-18:00

    Parallel Panels (2) :80m ×4

  • 9:00-10:20

    Parallel Panels (3): 80m ×4

  • 10:40-12:00/12:20

    Parallel Panels (4): 80m ×1/100m ×3

  • 13:20-14:50

    Keynote Lecture (2): Professor Aaron Gerow

  • 15:10-16:30

    Parallel Panels (5): 80m ×4

  • 17:00-18:00

    MSIA General Meeting

  • 18:30-

    Conference Dinner (at Ivy Hall)

  • 9:00-10:20

    Parallel Panels (6): 80m ×3

  • 10:40-12:00/12:20

    Parallel Panels (7): 80m ×3 /100m ×1

  • 13:20-14:40

    Parallel Panels (8): 80m ×3

  • 15:00-16:30

    Keynote Lecture (3): Professor Laura Marcus

  • 16:40-18:00

    Final Roundtable

  • Sep 12 13:00-14:30

    Professor Douglas Mao. “Time’s Mystique”

  • Sep 13 13:20-14:50

    Professor Aaron Gerow. “Explorations of Modernity in Japanese Film Theory”

  • Sep 14 15:00-16:30

    Professor Laura Marcus. “Modernism’s Rhythmical Subjects”

Acknowledgement

  • This conference is generously supported by JSPS KAKENHI grant number 16H03393 and 18H00653, and co-sponsored by the English Literary Society of Japan, the College of Literature, the Institute of Humanities and the English Literary Society of Aoyama Gakuin University.

     

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