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Japan Now North is back for its second year and is set to be as exciting and engaging as last year with a specially commissioned art exhibition, translation workshops and film screenings.
Wednesday 21st February - Saturday 3rd March 2018
Japan Now North is a week of activities celebrating art, culture, literature and film in Sheffield, home of one of Europe’s leading academic centres for research and teaching on Japan. Events take place across the city, including talks with renowned filmmaker and photographer Mika Ninagawa, writer Tomoyuki Hoshino and an exhibition and workshop with Japan-based photographer and visual artist Suzanne Mooney. We will also welcome documentary filmmakers Megumi Sasaki and the Peabody award-winning Kyoko Miyake, and host the UK premiere of Sasaki’s documentary A Whale of a Tale.
By Dal Yong Jin, Professor in the School of Communication, Simon Fraser University
31st January 2018, Lecture Theatre 6, The Diamond, 5pm- 6.15 pm (followed by drinks reception)
Every December, Japan chooses a “Chinese character of the year” to summarise the dominant stories of the last 12 months. This year’s winner, chosen from the thousands of characters that make up the core of the Japanese writing system, is 北, or “north”. North Korea’s nuclear machinations, it seems, are at the top of Japanese minds.
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As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences Dr Kate Taylor-Jones from SEAS and her colleague Dr Amy Chambers from Newcastle University and leading an interactive talk exploring the history of Japanese science fiction with short film clips and discussion
China Now: Independent Visions
Some of the most exciting Chinese film and documentary of recent years, from independent producers, to be shown at the Showroom Cinema in Sheffield.
Thursday 19th May
G.03, Jessops West
17:00 - 19:00
As part of the Sheffield Centre for Research in Film seminar series, Dr Kate Taylor-Jones will be giving a talk on 'Girlhood interrupted: Gender, Film Propaganda and Imperial Japan.'
On the 20th January the School of East Asian Studies will be hosting a White Rose East Asia Centre Workshop which has been generously funded by the AHRC under the Language Based Area Studies umbrella.
This one day workshop is examining the representation of girlhood in various aspects of East Asian cinema and popular culture.
People are welcome to attend all or part of the day.
Amongst a list of over 20 academics from around the University, Dr Kate Taylor-Jones will be presenting on
Sex, Drugs and Synchronised Swimming: Girlhood in Cinema at this years Ignite Academy