Imaginary Japan -konferenssijulkaisu ilmestynyt!

joulukuu 21, 2010

Suomen Elokuvatutkimuksen Seura järjesti syyskuussa 2008 konferenssin Imaginary Japan, jossa pohdiskeltiin japanilaista populaarikulttuuria eri näkökulmista. Konferenssiesitysten pohjalta tehty konferenssijulkaisu on nyt ilmestynyt osana Interntional Institute for Popular Culture julkaisusarjaa IIPC Publications Series.

Julkaisu löytyy osoitteesta:

http://iipc.utu.fi/imaginaryjapan/

Ja erityiskiitos vielä julkaisun toimittajalle Eija Niskaselle!

 

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Imaginary Japan – Japanese Fantasy in Contemporary Popular Culture

elokuu 25, 2008

Conference 18.-20.9.2008

At University of Helsinki, Finland

The Finnish Society for Cinema Studies (SETS) organizes an international conference on Japanese popular culture from 18th to 20th September 2008. The conference explores the popular images of Japan in intercultural and multidisciplinary context and concentrates on the theme of intercultural encounters. The conference will bring together Japanese and Western views on contemporary Japanese audiovisual and popular culture including for example film, television, animation, media, music, games and fashion.

Confirmed keynote speakers are:

  • Machiko Kusahara, Waseda University / University of California
  • Susan Napier, Tufts University
  • Alezander Zahlten, Universität Mainz / Nippon Connection Film Festival
  • Shinji Imaoka, Film director, Japan

    Registration

    Registration fee (including coffees and receptions):

    • The obligatory conference registration fee is 60 Euros.
    • For members of Finnish Society of Cinema Studies the registration fees is 30 Euros.
    • Students are welcomed without registration fee (remember to registrate anyway!)

    Registration should be submitted by email to Eija Niskanen (eija.niskanen(at)gmail.com) by September 12th, 2008. The registration is needed because of the limited capacity of the conference venue and for services.

    Welcome!

    For preliminary program see below.

    For the list of speakers see below.

    CALL FOR PAPERS

    More information:

    Conference Secretary: Eija Niskanen

    eija.niskanen(at)gmail.com

    Representative of Finnish Society for Cinema Studies

    Outi Hakola

    (outhak(at)utu.fi or outi.j.hakola(at)helsinki.fi

    Organizers

    Organizer: Finnish Society for Cinema Studies, Finland

    Partners:
    Helsinki International Film Festival (Love & Anarchy)
    Finnish National Audiovisual Archive (former Finnish Film Archive)
    International Institute for Popular Culture (IIPC)

    Co-operating university departments in Finland:
    Cinema and television studies (University of Helsinki)
    Asia-Pacific studies (University of Helsinki
    Centre for East-Asian Studies (University of Turku)
    Media Studies (University of Turku)
    Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (University of Tampere)
    Elomedia, graduate school of audiovisual media (University of Art and Design Helsinki)

    Organizing committee:

    Professor Henry Bacon (Finnish Society for Cinema Studies, University of Helsinki)
    PhD Katja Valaskivi (University of Tampere)
    PhD Harri Kilpi (The chair of the Finnish Society for Cinema Studies)
    Ms. Eija Niskanen (Researcher, contact person in Japan)
    Ms. Outi Hakola (Secretary of Finnish Society for Cinema Studies, University of Turku)
    Ms. Varpu Rantala (Finnish Society for Cinema Studies)


    IMAGINARY JAPAN CONFERENCE Program

    elokuu 25, 2008

    Thursday 18.9.2008 (University of Helsinki)

    (University of Helsinki, Main building, Fabianinkatu 33, Hall 5)

    9.00 – 10.30 Registration

    10.30-11.00 Opening of the Conference

    • Opening note: Dr. Harri Kilpi (Finnish Society for Film Studies)
    • Opening Address: Minister-Councellor, Mr. Fukuichiro Tanaka (Embassy of Japan in Finland)


    11.00-12.00 Keynote Address by Machiko Kusahara: Japaneseness, Audiovisuality and New Media

    12.00-13.30 Lunch break

    13.30-15.00 New Audiovisualities (Chair: Frans Mäyrä)

    • Heli Rantavuo: Finnish and Japanese Mobile Media – Everyday Audiovisuality
    • Cindy Lisica: Generation Superflat. Fashion Fusions and Disappearing Divisions in the 21st Century


    15.00-15.30 Coffee

    15.30-17.00 Japanese Fantasy and Horror (Chair: Outi Hakola)

    • Kelly Hansen: J-Horror: The Last Hold Out.
    • Frans Mäyrä: Japanese fantasy and the East-West dialectic


    17.00-19.00 Reception – Hosted by the Rector’s office (University of Helsinki)

    Friday 19.9.2008

    (University of Helsinki, Main building, Fabianinkatu 33, Hall 5)

    10.00-11.00 Keynote Address by Susan Napier: Flow, Fantasy, and Festival: The Liminal Worlds of Global Japan

    11.00-12.00 Transnational Japanese Popular Culture (Chair: Eija Niskanen)

    • Lars-M. Sorensen: Animemania – A Natural Explanation
    • Tuuli Bollmann:He-Romance for Her – Yaoi, BL and Shounen-ai


    12.00-13.30 Lunch break

    13.30-15.30 Coffee Shop Maids and the Otaku (Chair: Annamari Konttinen, University of Turku)

    • Riikka Matala: Coffee Girls – Reflections of Lived Cultures
    • Patrick Galbraith: Moe: The Blossoming of Imagined Intimacy
    • Jenny Kangasvuo: Queer Sexualities in Manga and Anime


    15.30-16.00 Coffee

    16.00-17.30 Merging Cultures in Anime (Chair: Susan Napier)

    • Cobus van Standen: Mutations in Moominvalley: Globalization, Capitalism and the Cultural Identity of Fiction
    • Eija Niskanen: Europe as a Fantasy in Anime


    17.30-18.30 Keynote Address by Alexander Zahlten:
    Meta-, Hyper-, Inter-, Super-. Anime, World Creation, and
    the Role of Film Festivals

    19.00 Conference Evening Party (Restaurant Helmi, Eerikinkatu 14, Helsinki)


    Saturday
    (Movie Theatre Orion, Eerikinkatu 15, Helsinki)

    10.30 – 12.00 Filmmaker Shinji Imaoka talk event, hosted by Alex Zahlten

    12.00-13.00 Lunch break

    13.00-14.30 Japanilaisuus ja populaarikulttuuri (Chair: Heli Rantavuo)

    • Minna Torniainen-Eväsoja: Kawaii – Söpöyden estetiikka
    • Teppo Turkki: Japanilaisuus ja teknologia mediassa


    14.30-15.30 Paneeli: Mikä siinä kiehtoo? Japanilainen populaarikulttuuri Suomessa (Chair: Annamari Konttinen)

    • Anna Rantasila (Anime-Manga)
    • Joni Selinheimo (Pelit ja roolipelaaminen)
    • Katariina Alainen (J-Rock)

    List of Speakers in Alphabetical Order

    Touko 23, 2008

    Imaginary Japan:
    Japaneseness and Fantasy in Contemporary Popular Culture

    18.-20.9.2008, Helsinki Finland

    • Katariina Alainen (J-Rock Finland)
    • Tuuli Bollmann (University of Helsinki)
    • Patrick William Galbraith (Sophia University, Japan)
    • Kelly Hansen (San Diego State University, USA
    • Shinji Imaoka (film director, Japan)
    • Jenny Kangasvuo (University of Oulu, Finland)
    • Annamari Konttinen (as a panel chair, University of Turku, Finland)
    • Machiko Kusahara (Waseda University, Japan / University of California, USA
    • Cindy Lisica (University of the Arts London, Great Britain)
    • Riikka Matala (University of Lapland, Finland)
    • Frans Mäyrä (University of Tampere, Finland
    • Susan Napier (Tufts University, USA)
    • Eija Niskanen (University of Wisconsin, USA / University of Helsinki, Finland)
    • Anna Rantasila (University of Tampere, Finland)
    • Heli Rantavuo (Helsinki University of Art and Design, Finland)
    • Joni Selinheimo (Finland)
    • Lars-M. Sorenson (University of Copenhagen, Sweden)
    • Cobus van Staden (South African Broadcasting Corporation, South Africa)
    • Minna Torniainen-Eväsoja (University of Helsinki, Finland)
    • Teppo Turkki (IADE Institute for Art Development and Education in Finland)
    • Alexander Zahlten (Universität Mainz, Germany / Nippon Connection)