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Saturday, April 25 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
[LEGACY] Censorship in Anime and Manga

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Ada Palmer, manga scholar and specialist in the history of global censorship, discusses censorship of anime and manga in Japan, the formative effects of WWII wartime and postwar censorship on the modern manga world, controversies over the gekiga movement toward adult and mature themes in manga, parallels and differences between manga censorship and comics censorship in other regions, and the censorship of manga and anime in translation and US/international release. Paul Kemner, longtime anime fan, covers how Japanese culture is chopped or reinterpreted from anime in the US.

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Lauren Schiller

Lauren Schiller is a librarian with experience in many areas of academic libraries, including cataloging, reference, and special collections and archives. She is interested in open access publishing, digital libraries, and other ways of removing barriers to information, as well as... Read More →
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Paul Kemner

Paul's a bit older than Godzilla, watched the original broadcast ofthe Astro Boy series, and has been a fan of anime ever since. Whenhe's not writing and tuning SQL, he works on his 108 secret skills, studiesancient & modern polytheist religions, plays exotic instruments, andwrites... Read More →

Ada Palmer

Assistant Professor of History, University of Chicago
My first novel "Too Like the Lightning" comes out May 10th so it will have been out for three days when I come to the Nebulas. So exciting!

Saturday April 25, 2020 3:00pm - 3:50pm EDT
EMC V Located on the 2nd floor of the Executive Meeting Center

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