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      Aphra K

      some of you might be interested in this event for freelance media workers

      see http://going-solo.net/about/

      it will be in Lausanne in May…never a bad place to visit!


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      Aphra K

      I am on a role with these events…if you happen to be in London and are interested in animation this might be for you.


      Research Seminar –

      Japan’s Manga and Anime Industries: Creativity and the Global Marketplace

      Friday 16 May 2008, 1-6pm
      Room K2.31, Strand Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London

      This research seminar will investigate the Japanese comic book and
      animation industries, identifying and analysing the forces behind
      their increasing popularity in the English speaking world and beyond.
      Exploring both specific texts and their broader cultural context, and
      examining both the audience for and the business of manga and amine,
      the seminar will attempt to discover the complex cultural and
      commercial logic of these industries, at once manifestly
      country-specific and globally successful. Five papers will be presented:

      Anime: The Anti-Cartoon?
      Andrew Osmond, freelance journalist and author of the upcoming book
      BFI Film Classics: Spirited Away

      Advertising anime: Global-local advertising and the Tokyo
      International Anime Fair
      Dr Rayna Denison, Lecturer, Film and Television Studies, University of
      East Anglia

      ‘Such stuff as dreams are made on’: Dystopian vision of the future in
      Japanese manga and anime
      Dr Yoko Ono, Senior Lecturer, School of Arts and Humanities, Oxford
      Brookes University

      Manga in the UK: Can manga reinvent Shakespeare?
      Emma Hayley, Director, SelfMadeHero, Metro Media Ltd.

      Between fan culture and copyright infringement: Manga scalation
      Dr Hye-Kyung Lee, Lecturer, Centre for Cultural, Media and Creative
      Industries Research, King?s College London


      This seminar is open to all. We would be grateful if you could confirm
      your attendance by email to cci@kcl.ac.uk. The seminar venue is
      located on the first floor of the Strand (or Main) Building, Strand
      Campus of King’s College London. For further details and a map please
      see http://www.kcl.ac.uk/about/campuses/strand.html. Please ask at
      reception for

      For further information please contact Dr Hye-Kyung Lee
      (hk.lee@kcl.ac.uk) or Silvio Pezzana (s.pezzana@lcc.arts.ac.uk).

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