Location

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Start Date

16-4-2011 2:50 PM

End Date

16-4-2011 3:10 PM

Description

This presentation will explore research into gender and sexuality in anime and manga as compared to popular U.S. displays of gender and sexuality using a brief historical and cultural contextual background on manga and anime. I will discuss a comparison between U.S. and Japanese gender and sexual depictions in anime/manga and popular American media. Lastly, I discuss the potential for anime and manga in exploring gender and sexuality in U.S. studies, as well as my current, ongoing research with individuals in anime/manga groups

Keywords

Feminism; Japan; Women – Comic books; strips; etc; Women in literature

Disciplines

Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Film and Media Studies | Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Ethnicity in Communication | Social and Cultural Anthropology

Language

English

Comments

Consists of 10 PowerPoint slides

 
Apr 16th, 2:50 PM Apr 16th, 3:10 PM

Oral presentation: Depictions of sexuality and gender construction in Japanese manga and anime

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

This presentation will explore research into gender and sexuality in anime and manga as compared to popular U.S. displays of gender and sexuality using a brief historical and cultural contextual background on manga and anime. I will discuss a comparison between U.S. and Japanese gender and sexual depictions in anime/manga and popular American media. Lastly, I discuss the potential for anime and manga in exploring gender and sexuality in U.S. studies, as well as my current, ongoing research with individuals in anime/manga groups