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Replaying Japan: A one day symposium on Japanese game culture and industry

Posted by janetingley

Replaying Japan is a one day symposium on Japanese game culture, game studies and the gaming industry that will bring together researchers from Japan and Canada on August 22nd, 2012 at the University of Alberta to talk about the challenges and opportunities in cross-cultural study of game culture with a particular focus on university/industry interaction. The symposium will run from 9:15am – 5:00 pm in Humanities Centre L-2, University of Alberta campus. Anyone interested in game studies and/or Japanese popular culture is welcome.

Where: Humanities Centre L-2, University of Alberta
When: August 22nd, 9:15am till 5pm
Who: Speakers include:
• Koichi Hosoi, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
• Kazufumi Fukuda, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
• Kevin Kee, Brock University, St. Catharines ON, Canada
• Mia Consalvo, Concordia University, Montreal QC, Canada
• Akinori Nakamura, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
• Geoffrey Rockwell, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada
• Mitsuyuki Inaba, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
• Sean Gouglas, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada
Cost: None!
Replaying Japan is supported by GRAND (, the Prince Takamado Japan Centre, the Canadian Institute for Research Computing in the Arts, and the China Institute


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