FORA.tv Speaker - Ian Condry
Ian Condry (Ph.D., Yale University, 1999) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at M.I.T. Professor Condry specializes in contemporary Japan, with a focus on media, popular culture, and globalization.
His first book, Hip-Hop Japan: Rap and the Paths of Cultural Globalization (Duke University Press, 2006) is an ethnography of the Japanese rap music scene, exploring issues of race, gender, language, popular music history, and cultural politics primarily through the perspectives of Japanese musicians. His current research project is Global Anime: The Making of Japan's Transnational Popular Culture.
10.05.07 | 01:26:54 min
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