Tag Archives: film

Resource: Re-envisioning Japan

How do we connect to objects, and how did people connect to them when they were made? Today’s resource is ReEnvisioning Japan, a collaborative digital humanities project produced through the University of Rochester’s River Campus Libraries Digital Scholarship Lab. Rooted … Continue reading

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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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Job Opening: Japanese Language, Literature, and Culture

The Asian Studies Program at Bates College, a private liberal arts college located in southern Maine with a rich history of diverse coeducation, invites applications for a tenure–track Assistant Professor position in Japanese language, literature, and culture to begin in … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor – East Asian Cinema

Institution: University of Toronto Mississauga, Department of Visual Studies Location: Ontario, Canada Position: Assistant Professor – East Asian Cinema The Department of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto, Mississauga campus invites applications for a full-time, tenure-stream appointment at the … 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 Friday: kayakowithtoshio Instagram

In the tradition of Freddy vs. Jason and Alien vs Predator, Sadako vs. Kayako, which debuted on June 18, features Sadako from Ringu and Kayako from Ju-On: The Grudge facing off in a cross-over film. Regardless of what you think of the film, you may enjoy the … Continue reading

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