Programme

Abstracts “Manga, Comics and Japan: Area Studies as Media Studies" 20180717 (220 Kb)

Thu, 6 September 2018

14:15 opening, introductory talk by Jaqueline Berndt (Stockholm University)

[in collaboration with European Seminar on Japan]

15:00–16:30 Shun‘ya Yoshimi (Prof., Tokyo University): Postwar Tokyo: Reality and Imagination through Camera

Fika mingle

17:15–18:00 Fabienne Darling-Wolf (Prof., Temple University): Japan’s global resonances: From ukiyo-e to La Nouvelle Manga

18:15–20:00 Reception [mingle in Aulan lobby]

Fri, 7 September 2018

10:00–11:30 Japanese Studies and Manga Pedagogy

Toshio Miyake (Ca’Foscari University, Venice, Italy): Japan as “subcultural mainstream”? Japanese Studies between Transnational Connections and Strategic Orientalism

Kazumi Nagaike (Oita University): Essentializing and Queering “Japanese Studies” through BL Manga Studies through BL Manga Studies

Lunch break

12:50–14:20

Sharalyn Orbaugh (The University of British Columbia): Coercing diversity: Compulsion as a political tool in queer manga

Jesssica Bauwens-Sugimoto (Ryukoku University, Kyoto): Transcultural parody and metafiction in contemporary Boys’ Love: The curious case of Neko Hakushaku’s “The Development Diary of my Mama-chan (43)”

14:40–16:00

Patrick W. Galbraith (Tokyo University): “A Moral Firestorm:” The Politics of Researching Controversial Manga in Japan and Beyond

Natalia Samutina (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow): The “Made in Abyss” Controversy: Transnational Participatory Communities as Cultural Interpreters (of Japanese texts and local cultures)

16:15–18:10 The Mangaesque

Karl Ian U. Cheng Chua (Ateneo de Manila University): Southeast Asia and the “Manga-esque”: A Path to Re-definition

Ana Došen (Singidunum University, Belgrade): Probing the Manga ToPoEt(h)ics in Tezuka’s Message to Adolf

Lukas R.A. Wilde (Tübingen University): Framing Media and Mediated Framing: “Mangaesque” Aesthetic as Remediation and Intermedial References

Sat, 8 September 2018 Manga as Comics: Going beyond Japan

9:30–11:30

Fusami Ogi (Chikushi Jogakuen University, Dazaifu): Manga beyond Japan: Internationally Collaborative Power between East and West

Yukari Fujimoto (Meiji University, Tokyo): The Development of Educational Comics in Asia: Another Genre in Manga Style

Ananya Saha (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi): Manga as Mukokuseki [stateless]? Negotiating “Prosumer” Hybridism in Original Non-Japanese Manga

12:45–13:45

Ylva Lindberg (Jönköping University): Moving Manga: The Swedish Position in the Transcultural and Transnational Manga Field

Lisa Medin (comics artist, Stockholm): Twisting the mundane to the fantastical: Manga influences in Western comics narrative

14:00–16:00

Per Israelsson (Stockholm University): The Vortex of the Weird: Systemic feedback and technological individuation in the media ecology of horror comics

José Andrés Santiago Iglesias (Universidad de Vigo): Berliac’s gaijin gekiga and the mangaesque: Transnational perspectives and cultural appropriation

gastón j. muñoz j. (The University of Chile): Say “Cagüay” in Spanish. Positional Cultural Criticism as Third World Manga Studies.