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Title: EASC Graduate Student Forum: Current Research on Japan
Sharing: Public
Start Time: Tuesday April 19, 2011 04:00 PM
End Time: Tuesday April 19, 2011 05:30 PM
Location: Ballantine Hall 004
Url: http://www.indiana.edu/~easc/programs/index.shtml
Free/Busy: busy
Description: Light refreshments will be served.

In support of victims of the recent earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear power plant disasters in Japan, the Japanese Student Association will have a donation box at the event, with proceeds going to the Japanese Red Cross via the Consulate General of Japan at Chicago.

Five graduate students from various disciplines will share their current research projects on Japan.

Kaleem L. Kheshgi (M.A. student, EALC) – “Bukatsudô: Extracurricular Activities in Japanese High School”

Jeffrey A. Tolbert (Ph.D. student, Folklore) – “Scaring Yourself Silly: Fear and Folklore in the Video Game Fatal Frame”

Mitsuko Kawabata (Ph.D. student, Ethnomusicology) – “Singing Disasters: Charity Songs for the Tôhoku Region Earthquake”

Bradley D. Good (M.A. student, Anthropology) – “The Taishô Pattern in Japanese Beef Consumption: A Culinary Localization Trend”

Shingo Hamada (Ph.D. candidate, Anthropology) – “The Forest Is the Ocean's Lover: Oystermen and Environmental Stewardship in Kesennuma, Miyagi”

Persons with disabilities interested in attending our events who may require assistance, please contact us in advance at (812) 855-3765.

Contact Email: easc@indiana.edu
Cost: Free
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