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Gender in modern East Asia: new book launched

Last month, a new book by Barbara Molony, Janet Theiss and Hyaeweol Choi, titled Gender in modern East Asia: an integrated history was launched at an event held at the Menzies Library, ANU. Professor Louise Edwards and Professor Tessa Morris-Suzuki spoke at the event, emphasising the important themes and topics the book covers, including Confucianism, writing and language, the role of the state in gender construction, nationalism, sexuality and prostitution, New Women and Modern Girls, feminisms, “comfort” women, and imperialism.

Read more about the book here.

(Photo courtesy of Professor Hyaeweol Choi)

Audience

Public

Network

ANU, Gender Institute

Date posted

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Event type

Book launch

Updated:  7 November 2012/Responsible Officer:  Convenor, Gender Institute/Page Contact:  Web manager, Gender Institute