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Monday, 28 December

109. Anxiety and Transition in East Asia

8:30–9:45 a.m., Washington C, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on East Asian Languages and Literatures to 1900

Presiding: Joseph Sorensen, Univ. of California, Davis

1. “In Her Manner like a Scholar: Literary Allusions, Writing Anxiety, and the Creation of the Female Subject in the Poems of Wang Duanshu (c. 1621–1706),” Haihong Yang, Univ. of Iowa

2. “Major Shaw’s Empress of China Voyage (1784) and the Making of the American Empire,” Min Wu, Univ. of Wisconsin, Oshkosh

3. “Brave New World: Japanese Identity in Edo-Period Representations of the Kirishitan Expulsion,” Jan C. Leuchtenberger, Univ. of Puget Sound

4. “Lose Literature: Retro Writing and Its Legacy in Early Meiji Japan,” William Brecher, Washington State Univ., Pullman

Speaker's Annotation:
The catalog listing for W. Brecher's paper contains a typo. The correct title is: “Loser Literature: Retro Writing and Its Legacy in Early Meiji Japan.”

Respondent: Joseph Sorensen

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