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Exploring Popular Culture in Japan
Interested in learning more about Japanese popular culture? During this ARTful Evening, we embark on an exploration with Dr. Brian White!
An Assistant Professor of Japanese at Kalamazoo College, Dr. Brian White teaches courses on Japanese language, literature, and popular culture. In his research, he has examined the history of science fiction in Japan, asking how authors in the 1960s used the fledgling genre as a tool to navigate the complicated political conditions of the Cold War. His current research on Japanese analog games examines how board games and tabletop role-playing games have shaped the genre of high fantasy in ... view more »
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