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Women & Manga - Connecting with Cultures beyond Japan
14/03/2012 05:54

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The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam, Women’s MANGA Research Project, asianbeat of Fukuoka Prefectural Government, in cooperation with Shojo Manga Power Project, share the delight of hosting a multiple event on Manga entitled “Women & Manga: Connecting with Cultures beyond Japan” in Hanoi from March – April 2012:

■ Credits:

Co-Organized by:

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam
Women’s MANGA Research Project
(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research “B” No. 213200440001)
asianbeat of Fukuoka Prefectural Government

In cooperation with: Shojo Manga Power Project
Title: Women & Manga: Connecting with Cultures beyond Japan

■ Exhibition

Title:

Tradition and History: Hideko Mizuno & Moto Hagio
- two leading Japanese shojo mangakas in the early days

Duration:

Wednesday 21 March – Sunday 15 April 2012
[Exhibition hours] 09:30 – 18:00 (no closed days)

Venue:

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam
27 Quang Trung, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Contents:

60 cartoon drawings in total
by Hideko Mizuno, Moto Hagio, Mutsumi Hagiiwa, FSc

Opening:

10:00 – 11:30 Wednesday 21 March 2012
◆Introduction of two comic artists: Mutsumi Hagiiwa & FSc
◆Lecture by Prof. Dr. Masami Toku (California State University)
    "Shojo Manga! Girl's Power!"
 *The lecture will be delivered in Japanese with Vietnamese interpretation.

■ Workshops (for invitees only)

Lecturers:

Mutsumi Hagiiwa (Japanese), FSc (Singaporean)

Date & time:

10:00 – 11:30 Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 March

Venue:

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam
 27 Quang Trung, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Participants:

We will invite around 15 – 20 young Vietnamese cartoonists.

Remarks:

Media reporters can observe the workshop.

■ International conference: Paper presentations (23rd) and Lectures (24th, 25th)

Venue:

Meeting Hall Level 2 Room 203, Vietnam Women’s Museum
 36 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Friday 23 March
The conference on this day will be delivered in English with Vietnamese interpretation.
13:00 – 13:10

Welcome words

Chair:

Prof. Dr. Fusami Ogi (Chikushi Jogakuen University, Japan)

13:10 – 13:40

Mr. Lim Cheng Tju (International Journal of Comic Art, Singapore)
“A Rose by Any Other Name: Considering Alternative Comics by Female Creators in Southeast Asia”

13:50 – 14:20

Dr. Gan Sheuo Hui (Kyoto Seika University, Japan)
“Newly Imagined Lives: Portrayals of Young Women in Recent Mainstream Southeast Asian Manga and Comics”

14:40 – 15:10

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kazumi Nagaike (Oita University, Japan)
“What Are Japanese Yaoi/BL Studies?: An Historical and Analytical Overview”

15:20 – 15:50

Ass. Prof. Dr. Shige Suzuki (Baruch College, the City University of New York, USA)
“Social Potential of the Comics Medium: Tobe Keiko's With the Light”

16:00 – 16:30

Prof. Dr. Jaqueline Berndt (Kyoto Seika University, Japan)
“Gendering Comics: Possibilities and Limitations of “Women’s Manga””

Saturday 24 March
The conference on this day will be delivered in Japanese with Vietnamese interpretation.
Chair:

Assoc. Prof. Kotaro Nakagaki (Daito Bunka University, Japan)

14:10 – 14:40

Mr. Pham Hoang Hung (Vietnam National University, Vietnam)
Keynote Lecture

14:50 – 15:30

Assoc. Prof. Sakae Kato (Daito Bunka University, Japan)
“Acceptance of Japanese Manga in Vietnam and Its Potentiality”

15:50 – 16:30

Assoc. Prof. Yukari Fujimoto (Meiji University, Japan)
“The Dawn of Shōjo Manga before the 1970s”

Sunday March 25
The conference on this day will be delivered in Japanese with Vietnamese interpretation.
Chair:

Prof. Jaqueline Berndt (Kyoto Seika Univesity, Japan)

14:10 – 14:40

Prof. Dr. Fusami Ogi (Chikushi Jogakuen University, Japan)
“The Golden Age of Shōjo Manga - Kawaii and Cool”

14:50 – 15:30

Assoc. Prof. Kotaro Nakagaki (Daito Bunka University, Japan)
“From Shōjo Manga to Women's Manga”

15:50 – 16:30

Round table by all scholars and participants
Organized by Mr. Pham Hoang Hung (Vietnam National University, Vietnam)

For more information please download:

Press Release
Conference Schedules

 

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