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The 1st Roundtable of Bridging Anthropology and Linguistics "Approaching Mediatised Language and Gender in Japan"

The 1st Roundtable of Bridging Anthropology and Linguistics

Theme: "Approaching Mediatised Language and Gender in Japan"

TIMEDATE: Sunday, 13th December, 13:00-17:00

VENUE:
Main Conference Room (3rd Floor, Room 303),Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia(東洋文化研究所),the University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo (5 mins from Hongo 3-chome station), MAP:http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_12_02_e.html

LANGUAGE: English

(IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, the automatic doors at the main entrance are locked on the day. If you arrive at the main doors after the starting time, please don\'t hesitate to contact 08051829092 or other number indicated there)

PROGRAM:

13:00-13:25
Rika Yamashita (JSPS/the University of Tokyo)
"Introducing \'Bridging Anthropology and Linguistics\': Approaching Mediatised Language and Gender in Japan"

13:30-13:55
Noriko Sugimori (Kalamazoo College) *
"Understanding Absolute Honorifics Relatively: Erasure, Recursivity, and Newspaper Imperial Honorifics"

14:00-14:25
Ayumi Miyazaki (Ochanomizu University)
"Linguistic and Social Masks of "Kyara (Chara-cter)": Japanese Girls\' and Boys\' Gendered Identity Project"

14:30-14:45
Break

14:45-15:10
Gavin Furukawa (the University of Tokyo)
"Examining Mediatized Gender Through Occasioned Semantics in Japanese Television"

15:15-15:40
Shunsuke Nozawa (the University of Tokyo)
"Rethinking the Phatic: Signs of Contact in Contemporary Japan"

15:45-16:00
Break

16:00-17:00
Comments by Katsuo Nawa (the University of Tokyo)
Discussion

* We are hosting Noriko Sugimori\'s presentation via live online communication service.
This Roundtable will also be available via Skype. If you would like to hear us online, please contact Rika Yamashita (rikayam111[at]gmail.com)