In this issue of In Medias Res, we look at media and technology in the farm worker movement…and much more.
Duke University Press will soon publish Associate Professor Ian Condry‘s new book The Soul of Anime: Collaborative Creativity and Japan’s Media Success Story.
Associate Professor Ian Condry — a specialist on anthropology in Japan — spoke with Wired Magazine about one of his favorite topics, the virtual pop star Hatsune Miku.
Ian Condry’s research has taken him from underground genba hip-hop nightclubs to Tokyo anime studios, but his interest in Japan was sparked here, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
“The pas de deux between these top-down and bottom-up developments has put media ever more at the center of contemporary cultural practice.”
The fourth panel from the Comparative Media Studies 10th anniversary symposium.
How has science fiction has influenced the development of real robotic systems, both in research laboratories and corporations?