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Summer Program: Animating Life at the University of Tokyo

The Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation Media-Content Research Project, in conjunction with the University of Tokyo, will host an annual Summer Program focusing on various aspects of Japanese popular media culture. The theme of this year’s Program is “Animating Life.” With … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Yayoi Kusama: Pumpkins [London]

16 September – 19 December 2014 Victoria Miro · Gallery I & Garden, 16 Wharf Road London N1 7RW http://www.victoria-miro.com/exhibitions/464/ Victoria Miro is delighted to present a new body of sculptures and paintings by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama dedicated to … Continue reading

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CFN Los Angeles Career Forum 2014

October 4th (Sat.) & 5th (Sun.), 2014 Loews Hollywood Hotel, The Ray Dolby Ballroom 1755 North Highland Avenue Hollywood, CA 90028 TEL. 323-856-1200 http://www.loewshotels.com/Hollywood-Hotel Qualifications to Participate Japanese-English bilingual (minimum conversational level) and one of the following: Graduated from or … Continue reading

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Noh Performance in Seattle: Tomoe and Yoshinaka

‘The Beauty of Noh’ will, for the first time, present a double-bill performance featuring Noh, the traditional dance-drama of Japan, alongside a modern Noh-inspired opera based on the same story. The Noh opera ‘Tomoe’, based on the ‘Tales of the … Continue reading

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Exhibition: DECO JAPAN: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920–1945

DECO JAPAN: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920–1945 May 10–October 19, 2014 Seattle Asian Art Museum Tateuchi Galleries Art Deco, a 20th-century style that came to worldwide prominence in the interwar period, left its mark on almost every medium of visual … Continue reading

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Call for Papers & Speakers: 2014 AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium

Call for Papers / Call for Speakers 2014 AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium July 3 – July 6 Anime Expo 2014 Los Angeles Convention Center (Los Angeles, CA) http://www.anime-expo.org Keynote Speaker: Prof. Marc Steinberg (Concordia University, Montreal, Canada) Submission … Continue reading

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Samurai Film Series at SIFF [Seattle]

UPDATE: now with dates and times! Via the PNWJETAA Transitions Team: Love classic samurai films? The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)’s Samurai Film Series is planned for September and October 2013 and includes seven films. SIFF Cinema Uptown 511 Queen … Continue reading

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