Asia Institute Tasmania

Public Lecture | Japanese Culture as seen from the Perspective of Miyazaki Hayao anime


Professor Kenji Sano, Dean, Kanagawa University, Yokohama, Japan

Start Date

16th Mar 2016 3:00pm

End Date

16th Mar 2016 3:50pm

In this discussion of Princess Mononoke, one of the most famous anime by Japanese master animator, Miyazaki Hayao, Japanese folklore studies researcher, Professor Kenji Sano, will consider how Miyazaki draws on various Japanese traditions and ways of life to represent the battle between humans and the natural environment depicted in this very popular film.

When:  Wednesday 16 March, 3.00 - 3.50 pm

This lecture will be videolinked between The University Campuses of Sandy Bay and Newnham as follows:

  • Sandy Bay - University of Tasmania, Faculty of Arts, Social Sciences, Level 2, Room 209 
  • Newnham – University of Tasmania, Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, Room 117

Register here

Professor Kenji Sano Poster (PDF 401KB)