Japanese Computer Games and Entertainment

Saturday 16 Mar 2013 | 12.45-6pm (opening 12.15pm)

Lecture Theatre 2, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ

School of Language and Communication Studies




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

Brett Mills
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

Marie-Noelle Guillot
Senior Lecturer, School of Language and Communication Studies, University of East Anglia

Enquiries: [email protected]
Registration: [email protected]
To secure your place and refreshments, please register by 10 March.
Please include your name and contact address.


 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.