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Wednesday, April 7

Naming Fears
A Generic History of Horror Film in Japan
12:00 pm
Dr. Michael Crandol
via Zoom
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center along with Screenshot:Asia and Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures

Dr. Crandol will share insights about his latest publication, Ghost in the Well (Bloomsbury 2021), the first study to provide a full history of the horror genre in Japanese cinema, from the silent era to Classical period movies such as Nakagawa Nobuo’s Tokaido Yotusya kaidan (1959) to the contemporary global popularity of J-horror pictures like the Ring and Ju-on franchises.
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