Symposium at the School of
Language and Communication Studies
Japanese Computer Games and Entertainment
Saturday | 16 March 2013 | 12.45-6pm (opening 12.15pm)
Venue: Lecture Theatre 2, University of East Anglia, UK
Why was Famicon (Nintendo Entertainment Systems) Born in Kyoto, Japan?
The Evolution of Japanese Family Computer Games
Professor Masayuki Uemura
Director of the Centre for Japanese Video Game Studies, Ritsumeikan University
Former Development Director at Nintendo Kyoto
The Aesthetics of Video Games:
What and how do we sense in the game world?
Professor Hiroshi Yoshida
Graduate School of Core-Ethics and Frontier Sciences, Ritsumeikan University
The Queen, James Bond, and Mr Bean:
Being British and Being Funny
Senior Lecturer, School of Film, Television and Media Studies, University of East Anglia
Cross-cultural Pragmatics and Translation:
The Case of Museum Texts as Interlingual Representation
Senior Lecturer, School of Language and Communication Studies, University of East Anglia
Hosted by the School of Language and Communication Studies (organized by Nana Sato-Rossberg). Supported by the UEA Internationalisation Investment Fund, the School of Film, Television, and Media Studies (UEA), the School of Computing Sciences (UEA), the Centre for Japanese Studies (UEA), Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, the Center for Computer Game Studies, and the Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Science at Ritsumeikan University. Admission free. All welcome.