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Reminder: Seminar on the Study of Wartime Japan [Saturday 5/3]

Join us this Saturday!
May 3, 2014

CJRC Religion, Modernity, and Science in Japan Project
Approaches to Wartime Japan: Militarism, Fascism, & Religion

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

East Asian Seminar Room (110C)
Doheny Memorial Library
USC University Park Campus

**Refreshments and Lunch will be served!**


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SUMMARY:
At this workshop, a group of scholars will discuss recent developments in the study of wartime Japan, bringing together perspectives from cultural history, the study of ideology, intellectual history and religion.

PRESENTERS:
- “War, Utopianism, and Buddhism in the East-Asia League”Clinton Godart, USC
"Bound for Rapprochement: Germany in Nonfictional Books in Interwar Japan"Ricky Law, Carnegie Mellon University
- “Shinran and Faith in Wartime Japanist Thought”John Person, Hamilton College
- “Why the Kamikaze Pilot Listened to Jazz Before Killing Americans:  Aviation and Mass Culture in the Twilight of Wartime Japan”Benjamin Uchiyama, University of Kansas
- “Ideological Conversion and Revolutionary Restorationism in 1930s Japan”Max Ward, Middlebury College

**A detailed agenda is provided HERE.**
**Please RSVP to cjrc@dornsife.usc.edu.**

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