Entertainment Goes "Pop"
Free symposium at UCLA will kick off ten-week lecture series and workshops on Manga and Anime
Saturday, September 27, 2003
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
147 Dodd Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UCLA Extension, in collaboration with the Tokyo Foundation, Japan’s leading futurist think tank, presents Entertainment Goes "POP," a symposium on the future of manga and anime in the global entertainment industry.
Learn about the power of manga and anime as a worldwide cultural phenomenon, the evolution of the art form, new marketing strategies, and the business of manga and anime in the U.S. This special event kicks off a ten-week lecture series, accompanied by optional Saturday workshops, designed for interested participants who wish to gain hands-on training in the art of manga and anime.
The program features demonstrations, lectures, and discussions by top Japanese artists: Shinji Shimizu of Toei Anime, Hiroaki Takeuchi of Comix Wave, Nobuhiko Horie of Coamix, and Tetsunosuke Inaba, cartoonist and author.
Guest speakers include:
The series is offered jointly by UCLA Extension and Cal State University Northridge and held on both the UCLA and CSUN campuses. For information on the UCLA Extension program, call 310-825-9064, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.uclaextension.edu/anime. For information on the CSUN program, call (818) 677-2242, e-mail email@example.com, or visit www.csun.edu/artdep.
For more information please contact
Professor Ronald Morse
Sponsor(s): Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, UCLA Extension and The Tokyo Foundation