Welcome to the “Black Transnationalism and Japan” Conference, an international, digital conference examining the history of transnational exchange between Black and Japanese people around the world. This conference is hosted by the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, University of Oxford.
Please see http://blacktransnationaljapan.org for more details.
15:00 BST: Opening Remarks
15:20 BST: “The Antebellum African American Press and Solidarity with Japan” – Dr. Natalia Doan
15:45 BST: “What ‘Japan's Black Studies’ Teaches Us about Race and Solidarity – Professor Yuichiro Onishi
16:15 BST: “Intimacy as Methodology: Black and Japanese Relations in Postwar America” - Dr. Sonia Gomez
16:40 BST: Discussant session, followed by Q&A
The Afro-Japanese Cultural Encounters panel will begin at 18:00 BST. A link to the registration page is available on the conference website.
This panel will be live-streamed only, with no recorded version or slides shared after the event. Please be sure to register and attend the live event to avoid disappointment.
Thank you for your interest in the Black Transnationalism and Japan Conference.
Convenors: Dr. Natalia Doan and Professor Sho Konishi