MIT’s “Cool Japan” Symposium 04/15/2006 | Anime Pulse

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Enjoy the first of three parts of Rangiku’s special report from MIT. On 4/14 and 4/15/2006 MIT hosted a symposium on “Cool Japan”.

This session was entitled “Violence and Desire in Japanese Popular Culture: Anime Capitalism”. It ran from 2-4pm on 4/15/2006.

The people and topics covered:

Professor Anne Allison (Duke University) on Pokemon capitalism and desire
John O’Donnell (founder, Central Park Media) on Otaku entrepreneurs and anime distribution in the US
Professor Ian Condry (MIT) on fansubs, piracy and global media

Below is the transcript from the session, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

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Cool Japan 04_15_2006.pdf

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  1. Anime Pulse Podcast » Episode 27: Lingere Princess^2 wo Sagashite on May 7, 2006 9:56 pm

    [...] MIT Japanese Culture Symposium Recording Online Anime Pulse now hosts a transcript and audio recording of three of the lectures presented at the recent MIT “Violence and Desire in Japanese Popular Culture” academic symposium. Transcripts and an audio recording are available for Professor Anne Allison of Duke University on Pokemon capitalism and desire, CPM founder John O’Donnell speaking on otaku entrepreneurs and anime distribution in the US, and MIT professor Ian Condry on fansubs, piracy and global media.Mick Takeuchi Coming to Anime Expo (2006-05-02 09:16:55) [...]

  2. MangaBlog » Blog Archive » Manga at MIT?! on May 8, 2006 7:29 am

    [...] Anime Pulse has a podcast, and a transcription for those who prefer reading to hearing, of last month’s symposium at MIT titled “Violence and Desire in Japanese Popular Culture.” The people and topics covered: [...]

  3. MangaBlog » Blog Archive » More on MIT on May 9, 2006 11:05 am

    [...] At “あいとゆうきのおとぎばなし” JP Meyer unpacks last month’s MIT symposium on anime and manga (podcast and transcripts at Anime Pulse). Those with a thirst for more knowledge should check out the MIT Anime Club website, which includes a list of MIT references in anime (what, you thought there weren’t any?). [...]

  4. MIT anime symposium at 見ないで! 恥ずかしい… on December 30, 2007 3:43 pm

    [...] etc.) and from one of my friends at school who did his undergrad at MIT. I saw the link to AnimePulse’s coverage for this over at MangaBlog, and I love how their title had “Manga at MIT?!” with an exclamation [...]

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