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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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Resource: Dietrich Seckel’s Photo Archive (1936-1942)

Those interested in everyday life in Japan during World War II may be interested in the University of Heidelberg’s digital archive of photographs by German art historian Dietrich Seckel. Credited as one of the leading figures in establishing art historical … 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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Call for Papers: Mediatised images of Japan in Europe: Through the media kaleidoscope

Europe and Japan are geographically far removed from one another. However, and increasingly, Japan is also present in a variety of public venues and forms travelling on multiple distribution platforms: print, television, and online media. Inevitably, all these sources provide … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Dialectics of the Goddess in Japan Audiovisual Culture

Dialectics of the Goddess in Japanese Audiovisual Culture EDITED BY LORENZO J. TORRES HORTELANO – CONTRIBUTIONS BY LINDA C. EHRLICH; IRENE GONZÁLEZ-LÓPEZ; DOLORES P. MARTINEZ; JOSÉ MONTAÑO; LAURA MONTERO; VÍCTOR NAVARRO-REMESAL; SYBIL A. THORNTON AND LORENZO J. TORRES HORTELANO Through provocative essays by … 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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