2013 Association for Japanese Literary Studies conference

October 25, 2013

DEALL professor Kerim Yasar presented at the 2013 Association for Japanese Literary Studies conference held at the University of Chicago on Oct. 18 and 19. His paper, entitled "Vocal Capital: An Archeology of Early Japanese Voice Acting," explored the origins and institutional contexts of voice acting as a distinctive performance art in Japan from the 1920s through the 1940s, focusing on radio drama, early animation, and foreign film dubbing.