CJS Lecture Series | Intimate Disconnections: Divorce and the Romance of Independence in Contemporary Japan
Allison Alexy is an assistant professor in the Departments of Asian Languages and Cultures, and Women’s Studies, at the University of Michigan. A cultural anthropologist focusing on intimacy and family conflicts in contemporary Japan, she has co-edited Home and Family in Japan: Continuity and Transformation (Routledge 2011) and Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict (Hawai’i 2019).
Discussant: Ilana Gershon, Ruth N. Halls Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University.
Ilana Gershon is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University and the author of "Down and Out in the New Economy: How People Find (Or Don't Find) Work Today" and "TheBreakup 2.0: Disconnecting Over New Media.
If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact us. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
Please register in advance for this Zoom webinar here: https://umich.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YtAfysaHS5OpN0-x1mzg_A
|Building:||Off Campus Location|
|Event Type:||Livestream / Virtual|
|Tags:||Asia, Japanese Studies, Marriage|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures|
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