Born Receives Grant to Present at Upcoming Japan Studies Association Conference

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Belmont’s new Assistant Professor in Asian Studies and Japanese Dr. Chris Born has received a grant from The Japan Foundation to present “Alternative History’s Challenge to Nostalgia: Speculative Futurist Texts from Postwar Japan” at the 7th biennial Japan Studies Association-ASEAN conference to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia December 6 & 7. In keeping with the theme of the conference, “Global Dynamics Impact to JAPAN-ASEAN Relations,” the conference aims to create new trans-disciplinary conversations and foster intellectual exchange between scholars of Japan in Southeast Asia, Japan and beyond.