Thursday, June 25th 2020, 06:30 p.m. JST (Zoom Meeting open from 06:15 p.m.(JST), max. 100 participants)
Sharon KINSELLA, The University of Manchester
Sharon Kinsella is a leading theorist of gendered subcultures and cultural production in Japan, who has published and lectured widely on the politics, history and social relations of kawaii, otakuism, seinen manga zasshi, shūkanshi, gyaru, and enjo kōsai. Sharon’s work is widely known for its close attention to empirical detail, visual quality and close attention to the symbolic meaning of mass media and visual cultural trends.