Monday, October 19, 2020

"Making Indigeneity in 20th Century Japan" at Pitt, October 22.

via Ryukyu Shimpo.

The University of Pittsburgh's World History Center will host Vicky Shen and her talk "Making Indigeneity in 20th Century Japan" on October 22.
Vicky Shen, a Ph.D. student in history at the University of Pittsburgh, will lead a conversation on the usefulness and challenges of engaging with indigeneity as a global concept. She will share her research on Okinawa, which examines the World Uchinanchu Festival and the cultural politics behind the construction of a transnational indigenous identity by the local government in the 1980s and 1990s.
This is part of a series titled "Global Indigeneities: Parallels and Intersections in the Global Fight for Reparations and Teaty Rights."
The event runs from 4:30 to 6:00 pm on Zoom and is free and open to the public.