Plenaries

Diversity (Wednesday 09:00 – 10:30)

Rebecca JENNISON
Professor of Literature and Gender Studies at Kyoto Seika University.

John MAHER
Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Institute for Educational Research at the International Christian University.

Democracy (Thursday 11:00 – 12:30)

Yayo OKANO
Professor in the Graduate School of Global Studies at Doshisha University.

Yoshio SUGIMOTO
Emeritus Professor of Sociology at La Trobe University and Director of Trans Pacific Press.

Digital Japanese Studies (Friday 09:00 – 10:30)

Carol HAYES
Deputy Director of the of the ANU Japan Institute and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Institute at the Australian National University.

Carolyn STEVENS
Director of the Japanese Studies Centre at Monash University and Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Japanese Studies.

Karen NAKAMURA
Robert and Colleen Hass Distinguished Chair in Disability Studies and Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley.