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A conversation with Steve Rabson, Professor Emeritus pf East Asian Studies (Brown University)

When: Monday, January 29, 2024
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM CT

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Contact: Laura Hein  

Group: East Asia Research Forum

Category: Academic


Please join the East Asian Research Forum as they host Steve Rabson (Brown University)

Steve Rabson, Professor Emeritus of East Asian Studies, Brown University will be zooming into Northwestern University on January 29, 2024 at 3:30pm, to discuss the Okinawan diaspora in prewar Japan.  A literary scholar with a specialty in Okinawan poetry, Professor Rabson has also written, translated, and edited many contributions on modern Okinawan history.  

A representative selection of Professor Rabson’s work on Okinawaa is available at  He will be interacting with the students in History 103-8-24 Okinawa: Histories, Cultures, Identities, who will have read in preparation “Being Okinawan in Japan: The Diaspora Experience”

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