The Cultural Politics of Postwar Okinawa and U.S. Military Occupation

Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Time:
3:00pm – 4:30pm
Place: Center for Korean Studies Conference Room

by Linda Isako Angst

Prof. Angst is assistant professor at Lewis and Clark College (Oregon) and is associated with East Asian Studies and Gender Studies there.

She investigates the construction of ethnic identity formation through the studies of war memory, memorials, and nostalgia; tourism, including theme and heritage parks and war museums; gender and military occupation; and longevity and aging. Her work also includes the Okinawan diaspora. She is a consultant to the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center and is working on an outreach curricular program to local schools. She is candidate for the East Asia position in Asian Studies.

Free admission
Sponsored by Asian Studies Program, SPAS