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Symposium: Cinema and Social Change in Japan

International Symposium October 20-22, 2017 Kyoto University, Japan This international symposium explores the impacts of cinema on social change, and vice versa. Taking Japan’s cinema-going culture as case study, we can trace how social change has been imagined, negotiated, or … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Nation, Gender and History, Asian Cinemas in Perspective

Nation, Gender and History: Asian Cinemas in Perspective International conference Vilnius University, Centre of Oriental Studies, 7-9 September 2017 Asian Arts Centre and The Centre of Oriental Studies of Vilnius University (Lithuania) invite scholars, film professionals and enthusiasts to Nation, Gender … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: 100 Years of Japanese Animation

This has been making it around the internet in the last couple weeks, so perhaps everyone has already come across it, but the Smithsonian and a number of other outlets have reported on the fantastic Japanese Animated Film Classics (日本アニメーション映画クラシック) site. This project, … Continue reading

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Fun Link(s) Friday: Ozu and Tokyo Story

BBC Radio’s Night Waves aired a show on Ozu’s Tokyo Story (東京物語), which was voted #1 (the best film of all time) in the British Film Institute’s 2012 Sight & Sound Directors Top Ten, beating out Citizen Kane.* On the 60th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Film Program Coordinator, Japan Society

Job posted by: Japan Society Location: New York, New York Posted on: July 18, 2013 Education: Bachelor’s Job description Established in 1907, Japan Society is America’s single major producer of high quality content about Japan, presenting over 100 events annually … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Film/Media, Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow (2 year appointment)

Institution: New York University, East Asian Studies and Department of Comparative Literature Location:   New York, United States Position:   Assistant Professor, Fellow ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/FACULTY FELLOW Department of East Asian Studies and Department of Comparative Literature ARTS AND SCIENCE New … Continue reading

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Film Screening: Kataoka Ichiro’s Sayonara Performance at the University of Michigan

Via the Center for Japanese Studies mailing list: Kataoka Ichiro’s Sayonara Performance Saturday, February 23, 2013 7:00PM @ Natural Sciences Auditorium 830 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Benshi Kataoka Ichiro will perform the … Continue reading

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