London Asia Pacific Cultural Studies Forum: February 2012
Nicola Liscutin, PhD, is a researcher of Japanese Cultural Studies affiliated until end of February with the Graduate School of Arts and Science of Tokyo University. From April 2012, she will be a Visiting Professor at the Institute for the Study of Global Issues of Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo. Birkbeck Centre for Media, Culture and Creative Practices. LAPCSF 'Humanities After Fukushima' symposium open Google Document. Simple template. Powered by Blogger.
London Asia Pacific Cultural Studies Forum: Manga Museums and Their Audiences: a Case Study on the Consumption of Popular Culture in Museums
In recent years the number of museums and exhibitions dedicated to manga has been on the rise. Throughout Japan fifty to sixty institutions that can be said to fall under this category have been established. This is a typical case in which popular culture such as anime and manga, films and music, finds itself within the museum. How are manga generally consumed in Japan, and why should we have them in museums anyway? Its like a good art library, where, convenient for me, works of artists are divided into ...