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Book Announcement: The Monstrous-Feminine in Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture

The Monstrous-Feminine in Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture Dumas, Raechel This book explores the monstrous-feminine in Japanese popular culture produced from the late years of the 1980s through to the new millennium. Raechel Dumas examines the role of female monsters in … Continue reading

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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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Call for Papers: Manga, Comics and Japan: Area Studies as Media Studies

In 2018 Sweden and Japan celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations. This occasion provides an excellent opportunity to reconceptualize the study of Japanese culture in a way which meets the requirements of an increasingly networked and digitalized world. Our conference … 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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Call for Papers: Media Culture and Race Matters in Asia: Convergences and Divergences

Call for Papers Media Culture and Race Matters in Asia: Convergences and Divergences  Deadline for Abstract Submission: September 15th, 2017 The media—digital platforms, webisodes, multilingual media, mobile media, vlogs and other social media, film, radio, and TV—are essential to our … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Mechademia: Second Arc, Vol. 1 “Childhood”

“Childhood” As the inaugural issue of this “second arc” of the narratives initiated by the Mechademia book series, the topic of “childhood” seems appropriate and timely, for several reasons. Primarily, this new book series expands the vista of the Mechademia series to encompass not … Continue reading

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Research Opportunity: NHK Archives

Location: NHK Archives, Tokyo or Osaka Application Deadline: 30 June (4pm Japan Time) (Description below paraphrased/summarized by Travis, from NHK Japanese-language website. I apologize for any mis-translations or mis-representations. Please consult the NHK page for official description and terms) Program … Continue reading

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