Tourism, Place and the Spatial Politics of Empire: Japanese Imperial Tourism to Korea-Manchuria in a Global Frame

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Modern Languages Building 413, UA Campus

Featuring Visiting Scholar Kate McDonald as Part of the 2015 East Asian Studies Colloquium Series

Kate McDonald is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California at Santa Barbara and a 2015-2016 UC President’s Faculty Research Fellow in the Humanities. She researches the history of mobility as it intersects with the history of social thought, cultural politics, and political economy in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Japan. Her most recent article, on the history of global transportation networks in twentieth-century East Asia, appears in Technology and Culture. Her first book, tentatively titled Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan, is currently under review.

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