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Thursday, June 15 • 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Dreams of an Internet Peace Corps: Building Bridges, Connecting Communities with Traditional and Popular Culture

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This paper examines the effectiveness of using both traditional and popular culture as starting points for discussion about issues such as sexism and racism in the classroom, in the field, and online, and explores their potential for intervention and peacebuilding in areas such as community building, conflict resolution, and disaster relief.


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Gerry Yokota

Professor, Osaka University
Gerry Yokota is Professor of English and Contemporary Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies at Osaka University, where she has taught since 1989. She is the author of The Formation of the Canon of Noh: The Literary Tradition of Divine Authority (Osaka UP, 1997) and editor of the two... Read More →



Thursday June 15, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Kaniela Room