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Book Announcement: Locating Heisei in Japanese Fiction and Film: The Historical Imagination of the Lost Decades

Locating Heisei in Japanese Fiction and Film: The Historical Imagination of the Lost Decades By Marc Yamada This book provides the first interdisciplinary examination of the popular fiction and film of the “lost decades” of Japan’s Heisei period (1989–2019). Presenting … 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: Modern/Contemporary Japanese Literature, Film, Cultural Studies, Assistant Professor

Institution: Princeton University, East Asian Studies Location:   New Jersey, United States Position:   Assistant Professor, Modern/Contemporary Japanese Literature, Film, Cultural Studies Princeton University, East Asian Studies Assistant Professor, Modern/Contemporary Japanese Literature, Film, Cultural Studies The Department of East Asian … 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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Call for Papers: Kinema Club XIII – Three Times +X. Transitional Moments in Film and Media History in Japan

*Dates: January 17, 2014* *Reischauer Institute, Harvard University* *Deadline for submissions: August 20, 2013* We welcome submissions for the 13th Kinema Club Conference on Film and Moving Images from Japan! This Kinema Club will focus on three transitional moments in the history … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Enola’s Light: Japanese Cinema and the A-Bomb, an edited anthology of essays

This is a call for papers, for a new anthology tentatively titled Enola’s Light: Japanese Cinema and the A-Bomb. The anthology’s aim is to shed light on all genres of Japanese Cinema commercial, anime, pink, underground and its portrayal of … Continue reading

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