Vassar College Professor Peipei Qiu to speak on "Comfort Women" on July 7, Friday, 1:30-3:00pm. LIB 121

Department of Asian American Studies, San Francisco State University & the Comfort Women Justice Coalition Present
“Comfort Women”—Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves During the Asia Pacific War
Peipei Qiu
Louise Boyd Dale and Alfred Lichtenstein Professor 
Chinese and Japanese Department Chair
Vassar College
Friday, July 7, 2017
San Francisco State University
Library 121
Peipei Qiu is the Louise Boyd Dale and Alfred Lichtenstein Chair Professor and the Chinese and Japanese Department Chair at Vassar College. She received her master’s degree in Japanese Studies from Peking University and M. Phil. and Ph. D. in Japanese Literature and Culture from Columbia University. Qiu is the recipient of a number of honors and grants, including National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, Mellon Foundation Grant, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship, Columbia University President’s Fellowship, and The Japan Foundation Fellowships. She is the author of Bashô and the Dao: The Zhuangzi and the Transformation of Haikai (University of Hawai’i Press, 2005), and the award-winning Chinese Comfort Women:  Testimonies from Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves (with Su Zhiliang and Chen Lifei, University of British Columbia Press, 2013; Oxford University Press, 2014; Hong Kong University Press, 2014). 
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