KyarachterS

on the other side of narrative

March 12–14, 2020

KyarachterS

on the other side of narrative

March 12–14, 2020

Schedule

Thursday / March 12

12:20

Opening Remarks

Michael Emmerich (UCLA)

 

12:30

Keynote Lecture I

Thomas Lamarre (McGill University)

 

 

2:30

Keynote Lecture II

「キャラクターと同一性・個体性」

Kinsui Satoshi (Osaka University)

 

4:30

“23 Tokugawa Ieyasus”

A special event featuring Omori Yōhei and Yoshikawa Kunio of NHK

 

 

 

Schedule

Thursday / March 12

12:20

Opening Remarks

Michael Emmerich (UCLA)

 

12:30

Keynote Lecture I

"Tales of Kyara: Literature in the Time of Media Mix” 

Thomas Lamarre (McGill University, Emeritus; Duke University)

 

 

2:30

Keynote Lecture II

「キャラクターと同一性・個体性」

Kinsui Satoshi (Osaka University)

 

4:30

“23 Types of Tokugawa Ieyasu: How to Create Characters in 'Taiga Drama' ”

A special event featuring Omori Yōhei and Yoshikawa Kunio of NHK

 

 

 

Friday / March 13

9:30

Lukas Wilde (Tübingen University), Challenges and Potentials for a Pre-narrative Character Theory Building on Japanese Discourses

 

10:00

Joleen Blom (IT University of Copenhagen), “The Multiplicity Model: Making Sense of Transmedial Characters in Japan and Beyond”

 

11:00

Eric Tojimbara (UCLA), “ ‘Bad’ Buddhist Monks in Japanese Literature from Setsuwa to Kanazōshi” 

 

11:30

Sebastian Balmes (University of Zurich), “Demarcating Medieval Characters: On the Role of Characters and Their Boundaries in Shintōshū”

 

12:00

Haley Blum (University of British Columbia), “The Transformed Nonhuman: A Trope in Otogizōshi”

 

2:00

Hannah Dahlberg-Dodd (Ohio State University), “Figure of Desire, Figure Desired: A Cross-Genre Analysis of O-jōsama”

 

2:30

Kristin Sivak (University of Toronto), “Functioning Characters: Servants Serving Narrative in Modern Japanese Literature”

 

3:30

Anne Bayard-Sakai (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales in Paris), “How does the reader picture the character ? From a few examples in modern Japanese literature.”

 

4:00

Satō Mioko (Waseda University),〈人造婦人〉の図像学

 

4:30

Jordi Serrano-Munoz (Open University of Catalonia, Colegio de Mexico), “Outlasting it All? Representing the Survivor in Post-Fukushima Literature”

Friday / March 13

9:30

Lukas Wilde (Tübingen University), Challenges and Potentials for a Pre-narrative Character Theory Building on Japanese Discourses

 

10:00

Joleen Blom (IT University of Copenhagen), “The Multiplicity Model: Making Sense of Transmedial Characters in Japan and Beyond”

 

11:00

Eric Tojimbara (UCLA), “ ‘Bad’ Buddhist Monks in Japanese Literature from Setsuwa to Kanazōshi” 

 

11:30

Sebastian Balmes (University of Zurich), “Demarcating Medieval Characters: On the Role of Characters and Their Boundaries in Shintōshū”

 

12:00

Haley Blum (University of British Columbia), “The Transformed Nonhuman: A Trope in Otogizōshi”

 

2:00

Hannah Dahlberg-Dodd (Ohio State University), “Figure of Desire, Figure Desired: A Cross-Genre Analysis of O-jōsama”

 

2:30

Kristin Sivak (University of Toronto), “Functioning Characters: Servants Serving Narrative in Modern Japanese Literature”

 

3:30

Anne Bayard-Sakai (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales in Paris), “How does the reader picture the character ? From a few examples in modern Japanese literature.”

 

4:00

Satō Mioko (Waseda University),〈人造婦人〉の図像学

 

4:30

Jordi Serrano-Munoz (Open University of Catalonia, Colegio de Mexico), “Outlasting it All? Representing the Survivor in Post-Fukushima Literature”

Sunday / March 14

 

9:00

Nozawa Shunsuke (Hokkaidō University), “Characterization and Imagined Languages”

 

9:30

Hayashi Naoki (Nihon University),「流行歌に現れる方言-Oricon歌詞データを用いて-」

 

10:30

Stevie Suan (Hōsei University), “Constituting Characters: Anime, Individualism, and Lifestyle Performance”

 

 

11:00

Bill Feeney (University of Tokyo), “(Re)Animating Bodies: Exploring the Ambivalent Entailments of Childish Imitation”

 

1:00

Umetada Misa (Waseda University),「演劇の西郷隆盛――「キャラクター化」する偉人」

 

1:30

Tanaka Yukari (Nihon University),「記憶に残る「方言キャラ」」

 

2:30

Closing Remarks

Tanaka Yukari (Nihon University)

Saturday / March 14

 

9:00

Nozawa Shunsuke (Hokkaidō University), “Characterization and Imagined Languages”

 

9:30

Hayashi Naoki (Nihon University),「流行歌に現れる方言-Oricon歌詞データを用いて-」

 

10:30

Stevie Suan (Hōsei University), “Constituting Characters: Anime, Individualism, and Lifestyle Performance”

11:00

Bill Feeney (University of Tokyo), “(Re)Animating Bodies: Exploring the Ambivalent Entailments of Childish Imitation”

 

1:00

Umetada Misa (Waseda University),「演劇の西郷隆盛――「キャラクター化」する偉人」

 

1:30

Tanaka Yukari (Nihon University),「記憶に残る「方言キャラ」」

 

2:30

Closing Remarks

Tanaka Yukari (Nihon University)

Contact

Illustrations ©︎ Morita Shin, 2020

Generous support for this symposium was provided by

the TGU Project “Global Japanese Studies,” Waseda University (MEXT Grant)

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 18K00623, "New Directions in the Study of 'Virtual Dialects' "

the UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

and the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies. 

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