CWJC is proud to sponsor two free, public lectures on the history of Comfort Women. These lectures will be hosted by Professor Peipei Qiu (co-sponsored by the SFSU Asian American Studies Department) and Professor Su Zhiliang (co-sponsored by Global Alliances) and will be held at the SFSU Library Room 101 and Cathay House Restaurant, respectively. Professor Qiu and Professor Su are the authors of the critically acclaimed book Chinese Comfort Women: Testimonies from Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves, which was published by Oxford University Press in 2014. These lectures offer everyone a rare opportunity to learn about or expand their knowledge of, Imperial Japan’s “Comfort Women” system from scholars who have spent innumerable hours researching this subject.
Lecture 1: “Comfort Women”–Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves During the Asia Pacific War
Date: Friday, July 7th, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Host: Professor Peipei Qiu
Location: San Francisco State University, Library Room 121
Lecture 2: Road to UNESCO Recognition of Nanjing Massacre and the “Comfort Women” in the Memory of World Register
Date: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Host: Professor Su Zhiliang
Location: Cathay House Restaurant
This is a unique opportunity for individuals interested in learning more about this oft-ignored piece of history or simply history in general. We hope to see you all there.
For more details and information about the banquet with Professor Su after the public lecture, please refer to the PDF below or check out our Facebook page.