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H-ASIA ***************************************************************** From: Kevin Tsai <email@example.com> Subject: AUTHENTICITIES EAST AND WEST, 3/30-4/1, Princeton ~~~ AUTHENTICITIES EAST AND WEST ~~~ A Princeton Graduate Symposium on the critical position of the comparatist, organized by the Society for Intercultural Comparative Studies March 30 - April 1, 2001 Frist Campus Center Third Floor, Rooms 302, 308, & 309 Princeton University Opening Remarks by Organizers Friday, 4:00 Featured Workshop Speakers Karatani Kojin (Columbia) "Transcritique: Kant and Marx," Friday Robert Wardy (Cambridge) "Inauthenticity: Some Examples," Saturday Rey Chow (Brown) "Asymmetry, Appropriation, Authenticity: Persistent Problematics in East-West Comparative Studies," Saturday Roundtable discussion with three speakers chaired by Richard Okada (Princeton). Sunday, 11:00, Frist 302 Closing remarks by Earl Miner (Princeton), Sunday, 12:00 Session 1, Saturday, 9:00 Panel 1: Authenticities From the Edge: Diaspora and the Margins Fumio Maeda (Columbia) "Comparative Analysis of Two Immigrant Novelists: Amy Tan and Miri Yu" Patricia Schiaffini (Pennsylvania) "The Outsider's Gaze and the Insider's Will: Tashi Dawa's Alleged 'Magical Realism'" Kazuko Suzuki (Princeton) "Pornography or Therapy?: Japanese Girls Creating the Yaoi Phenomenon" Discussant: Micah Auerback (Princeton) Panel 2: Writing Lives: True and False Jonathan Augustine (Princeton) "Bodhisattva as Saint: Japanese Bodhisattva Monks in the Broader Hagiographic Context" Valerie Henitiuk (Alberta) "The Authentic Self in Rousseau and Michitsuna's Mother" Shion Kono (Princeton) "The Distinction between Fact and Fiction: Mori Ogai and Virginia Woolf" Discussant: Thomas Hare (Stanford) Session 2, Saturday, 2:00 Panel 3: The Latest Classic: I to Hecuba Julie Anderson (UC Berkeley) "Crying Out in the Ancient Lyric: Comparing 'O!'s, 'Ah!'s, and Animal Sounds in Ancient Greek and Chinese Poetry" Tamara Chin (UC Berkeley) "Authenticating Desires: Of Sappho (31), Shijing (1) and Difference" Kristina Chew (U. of St. Thomas) "Grafting as Comparative Literature: Vergil's Georgics and Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictee" Discussant: Kevin Tsai (Princeton) Panel 4: Wounded Canons and Textual Illness Jonathan Abel (Princeton) "Canon and Censor: How War Wounds Bodies of Writing" Stacy Nakamura (Princeton) "Ill Performances: Melodramatic Tuberculosis and Dramatic Aids" Lezlie Christensen (Georgetown) " 'Authentically' Comparative Analysis of the Poetry of Koryo Dynasty Kisaeng and Occitanian Trobairitz" Discussant: Beau Mount (Princeton) Session 3, Sunday, 9:00 Panel 5: Cultivated Authenticities: Nation-States, Perspectives, and Comparison Chun-yen Chen (Cornell) "I Write, Therefore I Am: Writing as a Trope of Authenticity in European Modernity and Postcolonial Taiwan" Aiko Okamoto MacPhail (Indiana) "Zone of Intermediacy" Masako Ono (Teikyo) "Temptation of Genres" Discussant: Jonathan Abel (Princeton) Panel 6: The Uses of Philosophy: The Sagacious Fool and the Foolish Sage Yun Shao (Princeton) "The Poetics of Folly: The Dream of Red Chamber and Don Quijote" Curie Virag (Harvard) "Knowledge as Authentic Experience: Epistemology and Subjectivity in Medieval China and Europe" Chi-ming Yang (Cornell) "A Philosophical Inquiry into the Logic of Eastern Exemplarity" Discussant: Andrew Plaks (Princeton) ----------------------------------------------------------- CONFERENCE COMMITTEE Jonathan Abel, Kevin Tsai, Shion Kono, Stacy Nakamura, and Haiyan Gu FACULTY STEERING COMMITTE Andrew Plaks, Earl Miner, Richard Okada, and Sandra Bermann This conference is made possible by generous grants from the Departments of Classics, of Comparative Literature, and of East Asian Studies, the East Asian Studies Program, the Council of the Humanities, and the Graduate School. Promoting East-West comparative studies and bringing together scholars and students from diverse fields to examine the common question of authenticities, the conference is free and open to the public. Please visit our conference website: http://www.princeton.edu/sics for the complete schedule and other valuable information about the conference. All questions and comments to: Society for Intercultural Comparative Studies 318 East Pyne Princeton University Princeton, NJ 08544 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org FAX: 609.258.1873 ================================================================= To post to H-ASIA simply send your message to: <H-ASIA@h-net.msu.edu> For holidays or short absences send post to: <email@example.com> with message: SET H-ASIA NOMAIL Upon return, send post with message SET H-ASIA MAIL H-ASIA WEB HOMEPAGE URL: http://h-net.msu.edu/~asia/