Content tagged "Cool Japan"
Event: Thursday, February 27, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
In this presentation, Meredith Schweig explores the gender politics and practices of the Taiwan rap scene.
Posted by Andrew Whitacre
The “cultural feedback” of noise music through its recorded forms, technologies of live performance, and creative practices of musicians and listeners.
Podcast: Marcella Szablewicz, “Nostalgia for a Not-So-Distant Youth: Digital Games and Affect in Urban China”
Are games the imagined utopia they are made out to be in these nostalgic accounts or might these affective attachments prove to be a form of “cruel optimism”?
Event: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mimi Ito, cultural anthropologist, discusses how this once marginalized popular culture came to play a major role in Japan’s identity at home and abroad.
Posted by Henry Jenkins
The performance, Madness at Mokuba, opened with a spectacular battle between two giant robots staged against the backdrop of projected anime image.