Kinema Club XVII: Japanese Film Studies “Abroad”

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Meiji Gakuin University, Shirokane Campus
City and State: 
Tokyo, Japan
Roland Domenig

KINEMA CLUB XVII: Japanese Film Studies “Abroad”
Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Venue: Meiji Gakuin University, Shirokane Campus

City and State: Tokyo, Japan

Organizer: Roland Domenig
10:00   Welcome Address

Individual Papers

10:10   Roland Domenig (Meiji Gakuin University)

“Joseph L. Anderson and the making of The Japanese Film. Art and Industry

10:40   Stephen Sarrazin

“France and the Concept of taste-maker”

11:10   Jennifer Coates (Kyoto University)

“From Britain to Japan: Adapting Audience Studies”

11:40   Peter A. Yacavone (Soochow University)

“Why the European Critics Were Right About Rashōmon (and the Japanese and American Critics Weren’t): A Preliminary Interpretation”

12:10   Jonathan M. Hall

“The Shifting Border: Okinawan Cinema Studies and the ‘Internal Abroad’”

12:40   Mio Hatokai (Waseda University)

“Studying the Japanese Studio System. From Nikkatsu New Action to Nikkatsu Roman Poruno”

13:10   Lunch Break
14:00   Mark Nornes (University of Michigan)

“Writing and Publishing in the English Academic Press”

14:30   Jose Montaño (Rikkyo University)

“Rewriting Japanese Cinema from a marginal standpoint: on the necessity to publish in Spanish”

15:00   Keynote Lecture      

Yamamoto Naoki (University of California, Santa Barbara)

“How to teach and study film and media theory from Japan as an academic discipline”

15:45   Break

16:00   Roundtable Discussion: “The study of film from Japan and questions of disciplines”

Alex Zahlten (Harvard University), Mark Nornes, Yamamoto Naoki, TBA

17:30   Open Forum

18:30   Closing remarks

Conference Site:

Meiji Gakuin University, Shirokane Campus, Main Building, Room 1458 (North Wing)

1-2-37 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-8636

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The final topic of the program is an Open Forum to which all attendees of the conference are called upon to actively contribute.

We looking forward to your attendance,
Roland Domenig

Department of Art Studies

Meiji Gakuin University