Anime: A Culture Perspective
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 4:00pm to Friday, February 22, 2019 - 5:50pm
Anime: A Culture Perspective

The Institute for Asian Studies presents a Yoshiko Kakudo Memorial Lecture

Anime: A Culture Perspective

How Japanese animation came to take over America 


Date: Friday, February 22, 2019

Time: 4:00 - 5:50 PM

Location: Art Building room 200
2000 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97201)


Free and Open to the Public!


About the Speaker: Laura Di Trapani has been making award-winning animation since 1989. She garnered an Emmy for her work on Public Broadcasting's 'Sesame Street' program and Telly Awards for her commercial work. Her independent films have been screened all over the world in numerous festivals including Annecy International, Hiroshima, and the Sundance Film Festival. Currently, she teaches animation, visual storytelling and the history of animation, visual storytelling and the history of animation at Portland State University, Oregon.


For more information, contact:
PSU Institute for Asian Studies
Tel.: 503-725-8576


Cover image: Astro-boy by Osamu Tezuka