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AAR Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA
November 23-26, 2019

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CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Buddhism Unit and Japanese Religions Unit and Religion and Popular Culture Unit and Religion, Media, and Culture Unit

Call for Papers: 

● Representations of Buddhism in Contemporary Japanese Literature and Media

Papers would discuss various aspects of Buddhism (or Japanese religions) as characterized in particular books, movies, anime, manga, online environments, etc. These might include, for example, any of Genyū Sokyū's novels, Zazen Girl by Taguchi Randy, Yumemakura Baku's series on Kūkai or the 2017 movie based on it, Legend of the Demon Cat, anime series (and manga) such as Saints Young Men, manga depicting founders of religious traditions and other Buddhists (e.g., the 2018 manga Zen: Shaku Sōen), etc. Papers could also focus on Buddhism in the writings of Ishimure Michiko, who passed in February 2018.

Ronald Green:

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