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East Asian Popular Culture Workshop

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Friday, August 19, 2016 from 10 am to 5 pm
White Stag Block, UO Portland

This one-day workshop is aimed at faculty who are interested in developing curriculum that incorporates elements of East Asian popular culture into their courses. The workshop provides a broad, interdisciplinary introduction to the popular culture of China, Japan, and Korea. Speakers will provide approachable topics and examples, and the workshop schedule has ample time for questions and discussion.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS) and the National Resource Center for East Asian Studies.

Workshop Schedule: 

10:00 am: Opening Remarks (Jeff Hanes, Department of History and Director of CAPS, University of Oregon)

10:15 am: “Chinese Popular Culture: Songstresses, Swordsmen, and Socialist Heroes” Roy Chan and Alison Groppe (East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Oregon)

11:45 am: “Building and Unbuilding Korea Through Contemporary Pop Culture” Youngdae Kim (Ethnomusicology, University of Washington)

1:15 pm: Lunch Break

1:45 pm: “Monster Mashup: Japanese Popular Culture from the 18th Century to the 21st” Glynne Walley (East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Oregon)

3:15 pm: “Drawing the Line: Manga and Censorship” Akiko Walley (History of Art and Architecture, University of Oregon)

4:45 pm: Closing Remarks (Jeff Hanes, Department of History and Director of CAPS, University of Oregon)

 

Materials Related to the Workshop Talks:

Please Note: These materials are intended to help you in your curriculum building. If you use any of the original ideas or a copy of any slides from the materials, please be sure to properly credit the speaker. None of the speakers are claiming any copyright of materials that do not belong to them (namely the clips or images from videos, songs, etc.) and they are to be used for educational purposes only. Additionally, if you incorporate anything from the workshop into a future syllabus or lesson plan, please share a copy with Holly Lakey at lakey@uoregon.edu so we can demonstrate the value of these workshops to our funder. If you have any questions, please contact Holly.

“Chinese Popular Culture: Songstresses, Swordsmen, and Socialist Heroes”
Alison Groppe’s Notes

Roy Chan’s PowerPoint Slides


“Building and Unbuilding Korea Through Contemporary Pop Culture”
Youngdae Kim’s PowerPoint Slides


“Monster Mashup: Japanese Popular Culture from the 18th Century to the 21st”
Glynne Walley’s PowerPoint Slides

“Drawing the Line: Manga and Censorship”
Akiko Walley’s Notes

 

The recordings of some talks will be uploaded to our Best Lecture site when they are edited. A link to the page will be included here once it is up and running.