Polygraphing Japonisme: (Re)tracing the circulation of cultural imaginaries

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Course Type: Lecture
Study Focus: VMC
Term: Spring

Teacher: INNAMI Fusako

Course Code: JK11002

This course aims to approach Japonisme not only as a visually oriented “Japanese/Eastern craze” but as a critical whole-body engagement, with depictions and representations of “other” cultures in literature, visual culture, and performance.

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Tokusatsu films and TV shows: as a window to cultural transfers to and from Japan in the third quarter of the 20th century

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Course Type: Lecture
Study Focus: KBR, VMC
Term: Spring

Teacher: HARIMOTO Kengo

Course Code: JK13001

This course aims to introduce students to the transculturality of twenty-five years of post-WWII Japan by means of Tokusatsu films and TV shows represented by Godzilla movies and the Ultraman series.

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