Editor: Michiyo Yoneno-Reyes
Price: PhP 250 | Availability: Out of print but free PDF
Year of Publication: 2013
This book is a compilation of nine articles on Japanese, Korean and Chinese pop culture, offering interdisciplinary analyses of manga, films, TV dramas, and music and examining how these cultural forms are consumed and experienced in a Philippine context.
Staging Masculinity: KAT-TUN and Dramaturgy in a Japanee Pop Concert
Herlyn Gail ALEGRE
The Circumvention of of the Shojo Image and Violence as a Spectacle in 'Deadman Wonderland' and 'Mirai Nikki'
'Good Wife, Wise Mother' in 2008: Kobayashi Mika in 'Departures' (Okurubito)
Portraits of Homosexual Men in Selected Contemporary Japanese Films
Mario Rico Micu FLORENDO
Film It and They Will Come: Drama-Induced Tourism in South Korea
Myrtle Ann ZABALA
The Identification and Distancing of Filipino Korean Language Students in Watching Korean Telenovelas
Marian F. GONGORA
Pinoy Cosplay: Profile of Cosplayers in the Philippines
Dorcas Juliette RAMOS
They Who Worship: Profiling the Fandom of Asian Celebrities
John Rex DE GUZMAN
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The UP Asian Center will hold a public forum, “Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BARMM and BOL): Prospects and Challenges” on 3 July 2019, 4 pm, UP Asian Center, QC.
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The students of Philippine Studies (PS) 201 of the UP Asian Center invite you Bihing DiLaut: The Sama diLaut’s Maritime Tradition, Culture, & Communal Resilience, on 14 May 2019, 5 pm, UP Asian Center, Quezon City. The event features a lecture on Sama Badjao, two performances of igal dances, and a photo exhibit.
The UP Asian Center, and the UP Alpha Sigma Fraternity Alumni Association, will be holding a public lecture by Dr. Armand Salvador B. Mijares, Homo Luzonensis in Asia-Pacific Pre-History, on 2 May 2019, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 pm, Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman.