Through the "Japan Diagnosis Seminar" series, IJS intends to discuss and evaluate diverse issues and agendas related to Japan. It is our attempt to analyze and predict the contemporary Japan's life scenes from diverse viewpoints. This seminar is open to anyone who is interested in the agenda, and everyone is free to join the discussion. We hope to see you there.
Topic : Cool Japan Nation: Japanese Governmental Policy Changes towards the Contest Industry
Lecturer : Kukhee Choo (Sophia Univeristy Professor)
Date : June 23, 2017 (Fri) 16:00-18:30
Venue : SNU GSIS (Bldg. 140-2) GL Room
Background of the Lecturer
Assistant Professor in Sophia University. Her research interests lie in the fields of cultural studies, film and popular media, postcolonial nationalism, biopolitics and surveillance. She obtained B.A. and M.A. from the University of Texas Austin, and Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo. Recent publications include Contents Transformation in East Asia: Popular Culture, Media and Identity, 2013, Tokyo: Seikyusha (co-edited with Takeshi Tanikawa et al.), and articles, such as “Hyperbolic Nationalism: South Korea’s Shadow Animation Industry” and “Japan Studies and Anime Research: The Structure of Self-Reflexivity.”
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