Rebecca Jennison

Rebecca Jennison is a professor at Kyoto Seika University in the Department of Humanities, Division of Culture and Arts.  Her publications include translations of works by Japanese women writers (Shimizu Shikin) and artists (Tomiyama Taeko).  Her recent work includes numerous essays about contemporary art and transnational feminism.  She has curated three exhibits of work by women artists at Seika's Gallery Fleur, including "Women en Large/Familiar Men."

She Lives in Kyoto.

Sat1600Women of Japan Panel discussionWomen of Japan, Laurie Toby Edison's recently completed 8 year intercultural photography project, involved both Japanese and US fans (among others) and is a featured exhibition fo Nippon 2007. The images show the beauty and power of diverse Japanese women, and extend the boundaries of both Japanese and US standards for "who" is beautiful and "who" is significant. Come hear Laurie Toby Edison, and several of the women in her photographs, discuss the project and its importance.Laurie Toby EDISON, Junko FUKAZAWA, Rebecca JENNISON, Manami TACHIBANA, Mari KOTANI