The School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield with support from the Great British Sasakawa Foundation are hosting two events devoted to the study of Girlhood in East Asian Cinema and Popular Culture.
5.30-6.30pm. Dr Sharon Kinsella (University of Manchester) will be speaking on the topic ‘Schoolgirls as Mutineers: the deep history of fantasising juvenile female resistance across genres in Japan’
This free talk will be followed by drinks and you can book here for this event http://www.eventbrite.com/e/dr-sharon-kinsella-tickets-19616203593
This will be a day long workshop on the topic of girls and cinema in East Asia. The programme is below and people are welcome to attend for free but we ask that you book in advance via the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/e/girlhood-in-east-asian-cinema-workshop-tickets-19706995153
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
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.
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