Upcoming events for the Gender and Modernity Group

Professor Kuan-Hsing Chen (National Tsinghua University, Taiwan)

Visiting Scholar/Masterclass: "Trajectories of Inter-Asia Cultural Studies"
13 August 2012, New Law Annex SR 444. 2-5pm

Professor Chen is an expert on modernity in Asia and a leading figure in Inter-Asian Cultural Studies. He will present a talk on his research for postgraduate researchers. A group of postgraduate students will also offer short presentations on their work in this area: Nikki Savvides, Qiu Zitong, Norman Yusoff, and Mary Miao. Afternoon tea will be served.

All postgraduate researchers welcome. Registration for this event is free. For catering purposes register by emailing name and affiliation by August 9. .

Symposium: Gender and Modernity in the Asia-Pacific II

23-24 August 2012
open to a general audience
(led by Professor Meaghan Morris & Associate Professor Catherine Driscoll)

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Keynote 1: Tejaswini Niranjana (Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore, India)
  • Keynote 2: Hiromi Dollase (Japanese and Chinese Studies, Vassar, USA)

And papers by

  • Tomoko Aoyama (UQ)
  • Roslyn Appleby (UTS)
  • Ruth Barraclough (ANU)
  • Catherine Driscoll (Sydney)
  • Barbara Hartley (Tasmania)
  • Laleen Jayamanne (Sydney)
  • Vera Mackie (UoW)
  • Fran Martin (Melbourne)
  • Meaghan Morris (Sydney)
  • Peter Jackson (ANU)
  • Jane Park (Sydney)
  • Rebecca Suter (Sydney)
  • Yi Zheng (UNSW)
  • Qui Zitong (UNSW)

All welcome. Registration for this event is free. For catering purposes register by emailing name and affiliation by August 20.


International Workshop: Cultural Pedagogies

21-22 August 2012
In collaboration with the Institute for Culture and Society, UWS and co-funded by SOPHI and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Confirmed participants:

  • Ruth Barcan (Sydney)
  • Tony Bennett (UWS)
  • Catherine Driscoll (Sydney)
  • Anna Gibbs (UWS)
  • James Hay (Illinois)
  • Andrew Hickey (USQ)
  • Anna Hickey-Moody (Sydney)
  • Ben Highmore (Sussex)
  • Tess Lea (Sydney)
  • David McInnes (UWS)
  • Meaghan Morris (Sydney)
  • Greg Noble (UWS)
  • Elspeth Probyn (Sydney)
  • Penny Rossiter (UWS)
  • Julian Sefton-Green (LSE)
  • Zoe Sofoulis (UWS)
  • Megan Watkins (UWS)
  • Andrea Witcomb (Deakin)
  • Sonja van Wichelen (UWS)
  • Andrea Whitcombe (Deakin)

This workshop is a closed event, but for more information contact Dr Megan Watkins. .


2013

Symposium: Masculinity and Modernity

7-8 February 2013
open to a general audience
(led by Drs Natalya Lusty, Jane Park, & Anna Hickey-Moody)

More information available soon.