Girlhood in East Asian Cinema Workshop

Wednesday 9th December 2015
08:00 to 18:00

Room A06
School of East Asian Studies
University of Sheffield
6-8 Shearwood Road
Sheffield
S10 2TD

This one day workshop is examining the representation of girlhood in various aspects of East Asian cinema and popular culture.

Everyone is welcome to attaend all or part of the day but please indicate on your booking form

Workshop programme

8.45 – 9.00 Arrival and coffee (A05)

9.00 – 9.40 Colette Balmain (Kingston University): The Lolita Complex: Negotiating Girlhood in Japan and South Korea

9.40 – 10.20 Jinhee Choi (Kings College, London): “Home is Where the Kitchen Is: Shōjo Sensibility and Cuteness.”

10.20 – 11.00 Chi-yun Shin (Sheffield Hallum): Girlhood and Fandom in South Korean Television Dramas

11.00 –11.20 Coffee break

11.20-1200 Fiona Handyside (Exeter University): ‘Western Girls in Eastern towns’

12.00 – 1.00 Lunch - location Staff Room Shearwood Road (same building)

1.00 – 1.40 Eva Li (Kings College, London) Girl Next Door and Shero:Postfeminist Media Sensibility in Taiwanese Popular Culture

1.40 – 2.20 Rayna Dennison (East Anglia University): Anime’s Girls and Anime for Girls: From Shōjo as Character Type to Genre and Back Again

2.20 – 3.00 Kate Taylor-Jones (Sheffield University): Girlhood, Film and sexual consent in South Korea.

3.00 – 3.30 Coffee break

4.00 – 5.30 Future grant and project discussions.

5.30 pm Drinks Reception