Program of Asian Theatre WG

9July, 9:0010:30      Theatre in Exile,  Chair Mitsuya Mori

Tsu-Chung Su, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

Qibla—A Neverending Story of Migration


Meewon Lee, Korean National University of Arts, South Korea

The representative Korean-American Diaspora playwrights


Hyunshik Ju, Kyonggi University, South Korea

North Korean Defectors and a Theatre of hospitality


9July, 11:0012:30    Theatre in Asian Politics,  Chair Yasushi Nagata

Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco, University of the Philippines, Philippines

Revolution, Documentation, Condemnation: Toward a Genealogy of Political Theatre on the Manila Stage


Jessica Yeung, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

A Pan-Asian Peoples Theatre about the Pan-Asian Histories: The Works of Augustine Chiu-yu Mok, Hong Kongs most Famous Anarchist Dramatist


Jung-joo Choi, South Korea

The Encounter of Japanese experimental theatre with Korean Contemporary Theatre as in Kim Sujin, Oh Taesok, and Goh Sunwung


10 July, 14:0015:30 ③  Japanese Regional theatre,  Chair Mitsuya Mori

Kei Hibino, Seikei University, Japan

Theatre That Holds the Self-Reflective Mirror up to Nature: Japanese Local Amateur Theatre Reconsidered


Tomoko Goto, Tottori University, Japan

Potentials of Amateur Theater Production in Super Aging Society: A Case Study on Theater Activities by the Elderly

11 July, 14:0015:30  Tradition and Contemporary, Chair Hayato Kosuge

Michael Ingham, Lingnan University, Hong Kong,  Kaoru Nakao, Osaka University, Japan

Off, off, you lendings! Come. Unbutton here”: The divestment of authority and the cultivation of hope in Makoto Sato’s reincarnation of Lear with Mügen Nōh elements


Wei Feng, Shandong University, China

‘Nothing’ Reshaped: Eugène Ionesco’s The Chairs in Classical Chinese Theatre


Balakrishna Pillai Anandha Krishnan, University of Hyderabad, India

Classics in Post colonial Indian theatre


12 July, 9:0010:30 Asian Diversity,   Chair Anna Thuring

Sebnem Sozer Ozdemir, Duzce University, Turkey

The Aesthetics of Meşk: An Analysis of the Mode of Transmission in Traditional Performing Arts of Turkey

Ursala Maya Tangeberg, Swiss

The World and the Word in two Hands


12 July, 16:0017:30  ⑥ Asian Theatre in Memories  Chair Meewon Lee

Anna Thuring, University of Arts Helsinki, Finland

Between East and West? Changing Reception of Asian Performances in Finland


Yasushi Nagata, Osaka University, Japan

Representation of Manchuria in Japanese Post War Plays


Ravi Chatruverdi, Manipal University, India

King Lear's Migration from Tragedy to Happy Ending &Possibilities of intra-cultural (de)rooting


General Discussion: Future of Asian Theatre WG