The Japan Foundation, New York is Launching a Monthly Online Series About Japanese Pop Culture

Roundtable: Why Do We Study Anime and Manga?
Free online webinar to discuss with professors about Anime and Manga Studies

New York City, NY - September 15, 2020 - Starting on September 30, at 8 pm EDT,
The Japan Foundation, New York is launching a free online series delving into Japanese pop culture from academic and professional perspectives!

With the help of professors and creators all over the world, we will discuss various topics from anime, manga, video games, fashion, J-pop, and more. We hope that this series will be one of the platforms for you to learn more about what you love!

Join our first session with four of the leading experts who were instrumental in popularizing Anime and Manga Studies in U.S. academia. Come be a part of the panel discussion with Christopher Bolton, Wendy Goldberg, N.C. Christopher Couch and Frenchy Lunning, as they discuss the deep and fascinating world of studying anime and manga. We will hear how their love of anime and manga led them down the path to advanced study.

This is a free event. Registrants will receive the link to the stream via email.

RSVP here.

ABOUT THE JAPAN FOUNDATION: The Japan Foundation, established in 1972, is Japan's only institution dedicated to carrying out comprehensive international cultural exchange programs throughout the world. The mission of The Japan Foundation is to
promote international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries.

Roundtable: Why Do We Study Anime and Manga?
Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: 8:00 PM EDT (Please check your time zone.)
Location: Online
Admission fee: Free

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