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Luke White & susan pui san lok at the 'Martial Arts Studies' conference
10-12 June, Cardiff University, School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.

Luke White & susan pui san lok at the international 'Martial Arts Studies' conference

Dr Luke White and Dr susan pui san lok present a collaborative paper - 'Through the Window – Wing Chun as Woman Warrior' - on the panel, 'Choreographies of Gender' - at the international Martial Arts Studies conference, with keynotes from: Profs Stephen Chan, Ben Judkins, Douglas Farrer & Meaghan Morris.

The 2015 Martial Arts Studies Conference takes place from 10th to 12th June 2015 in the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3NB.

The first major conference of its kind in the UK, Martial Arts Studies will be a pioneering international interdisciplinary conference featuring keynote speakers such as:

  • Professor Stephen Chan, OBE (SOAS),
  • Professor Meaghan Morris (Sydney),
  • Professor Douglas Farrer (Guam),
  • Dr Ben Judkins (NY, the author of the ground-breaking ‘Kung Fu Tea’ martial arts studies blog).

The conference is organised by Dr Paul Bowman (author of multiple books on martial arts, film and culture), and features speakers from disciplines as diverse as cultural studies, philosophy, sociology, religious studies, film studies, anthropology, history, medicine, sports science, race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality studies, and more. As well as being academics, many of the speakers are also practicing martial artists. Confirmed speakers will come from the UK, Europe, Eastern Europe, East Asia, and North and South America.

Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/martial-arts-studies-conference-tickets-15418310582

The Programme for Wednesday 10th June is here: https://mastudiesrn.wordpress.com/wednesday-programme/

The Programme for Thursday 11th June is here: https://mastudiesrn.wordpress.com/thursday/

The Programme for Friday 12th June is here: https://mastudiesrn.wordpress.com/friday/