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Exporting Young Japan: Between Text and Image

29-30th June 2013, Konan University, Japan

Saturday 29th June

10.00- Welcome

10.15- Presentation speech

10.30- Introduction speech by Marco Pellitteri (Chairman)

11.00- Refreshments

11.20- Panel 1- Inspiring Japaneseness: European influences

             ‘The Representation of Miyazaki’s Whisper of the Heart- Japanese    

              Identities Combined with Western Individualism

Pr. Koji Nakamura, Konan University

             ‘Art loop. Case of inspiration in manga.’

Joanna Zaremba-Penk, University Nicolaus Copernicus

12.20- Lunch Break

14.00- Panel 2- Ways of exporting: text, image and cyberspace

             ‘The Dawn of Japanese Light Novels in France’

Maxime Danesin, Université François Rabelais

            ‘‘Scenes of Childhood’: From Japan to Cuba, a world-wide exhibition’

Aurore Montoya, University of the West of England

             ‘Making Friends the Japanese Way: Exploring yaoi manga fans’ online

              practices’

Simon Turner, Birkbeck College, University of London

15.30- Refreshments

15.50- discussion

17.00- Refreshments and end of the day

19.00- Dinner

Sunday 30th June

10.00- Meeting at Okamoto station

11.00- Visit of the International Manga Museum, Kyoto

Talk by Dr. Jaqueline Berndt, Professor of Art and Media Studies at Kyoto Seika University, ‘Locally Global: Introduction to the Kyoto International Manga Museum

13.00- lunch

14.30- Visit of Kyoto

18.30- dinner

20.30-21.00 Train back to Kobe

Auditors are welcome to attend the workshop. If you are interested, please contact us prior to the 28th of June at mutualimages@gmail.com

Please note that you are entitle to pay your own meals, transportation and entrance tickets

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