Performativity of Gender in Speech: Life Experiences of Japanese Trans Women

Abe HidekoHideko Abe, Professor of East Asian Studies, Colby College is a leading researcher on Japanese lesbian and gay speech.  Her research has provided comprehensive characteristics of the linguistic strategies employed by Japanese sexual minorities.  She will present her latest research on Japanese transgender speakers.
Friday, November 18, 4:30pm – 5:30 pm  | Griffin 6

* Sponsored by Department of Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and Center for Global Languages, Literatures and Cultures