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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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Fun Link Friday: Eating from Miyazaki films

It’s getting extra cold just about everywhere, so it’s time to curl up with some comfort food! Buzzfeed posted an article last year we’ve just stumbled across that definitely gets our stomachs rumbling: Here’s How To Eat Everything You’ve Ever Wanted … Continue reading

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