Thursday, 30 December
633. Anime and Manga: Animated/Graphic Human/Nature
8:30–9:45 a.m., Jefferson, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Literature and Science
Presiding: Pamela Sue Gossin, Univ. of Texas, Dallas
1. “Anime and East Asian Culture: Neon Genesis Evangelion,” Dennis R. Redmond, Univ. or Oregon
2. “An Engineering Meditation to Culture: Mecha, Apocalypse, and the Birth of a Cybernetic Order in Japanese Anime,” Joseph Murphy, Univ. of Florida
3. “Saint Francis the Robot: Reconciliations of Nature and Technoculture in the Work of Hayao Miyazaki,” Anthony Lioi, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.