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Robert Oppenheim, Director WCH 4.134, Mailcode G9300, Austin, TX 78712 78712 • 512-471-5811

Between Mission and Empire: Japanese and Korean Christianity in the Colonial Era, 1910-1945

Fri, February 17, 2012 • Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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Speakers include:

Emily Anderson, Assistant Professor of History, Washington State University
“After Korean: Christian Agrarianism and its Imperial Precedents in 1920s Japan”

Motokazu Matsutani, Researcher, Institute of Asian Studies, Waseda University
“A Strategic Alliance with the Japanese - the Congregational Church in Colonial Korea”

Michael Shapiro, Visiting Lecturer, Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin
“Beyond the Missionary Church: Imperialism, Anti-Colonialism, and the Young Men’s Christian Association in Japan and Korea”

Organized by the Center for East Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin.

Sponsored in part by a grant from the Japan Foundation, New York, with additional support from the POSCO Korean Studies Endowment and the Mitsubishi Japan Studies Endowment.

Click here to download PDF of full schedule and abstracts.

Schedule

1:30-1:40    Opening Remarks

1:40-2:10    Michael Shapiro, Paper Title: “Beyond the Missionary Church: Imperialism, Anti-Colonialism, and the Young Men’s Christian Association in Japan and Korea”

2:10-2:20   Q&A

2:20-2:50 Motokazu Matsutani, Paper Title: “A Strategic Alliance with the Japanese: The Congregational Church in Colonial Korea”

2:50-3:00 Q&A

3:00-3:30 Emily Anderson, Assistant Professor of History, Paper Title: “After Korea: Christian Agrarianism and its Imperial Precedents in 1920s Japan”

3:30-3:40 Q&A

3:40-3:50 Short Break

3:50-4:10 Feedback from Respondents (Phillipa Levine and Robert Oppenheim)

4:10-4:40 Panel Discussion


Sponsored by: Center for East Asian Studies, Japan Foundation NY, POSCO Korean Studies Endowment, and the Mitsubishi Japan Studies Endowment


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