CJS is hosting two exciting lectures in November. The first lecture is by Dr. Laura Miller, professor of anthropology at Loyola University Chicago. The lecture will be held on November 9 from 5:00-6:30 pm in Crawford Hall 105 and is co-sponsored by the Japan-America Society of Hawaii and the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Dr. Miller’s talk is titled Japanese Girl Stuff: Trends and Innovations in Popular Culture.
On November 13 Dr. Rebecca Copeland, professor of Japanese Languages and Literature at Washington University in St. Louis, will give a talk titled Freaks, Misfits, and other Maimed Souls: Kirino Natsuo and the Allure of Grotesque. Dr. Copeland will talk about the process of translating Grotesque into English. Her lecture will be held in the Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319 from 3:00-4:30 pm.