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  1. Project Information
  2. List of Girl's Mangaka and Examples of Visual Images:
    Twenty Major Mangaka Who Contributed to the World of Shojo Manga
    (World War II to Present)
  3. Project Schedule (Tentative)
  4. Touring Exhibition Sites
  5. Presenters' Information
  6. Directors' Information
  7. Other Information

Project Schedule (Tentative)


Proposed Activity

January, 2005

• Travel to Japan to conduct interviews and discussion with mangaka (cartoon artists) for the exhibition and related publications including the exhibition catalogue.

March, 2005

• Paper to be presented at annual NAEA (National Art Education Association) conference in Boston, MT (3/4 - 3/8/05)

• Complete the draft of exhibition catalogue based on interviews and research in Japan

May, 2005

• Edit the content and visual images of exhibition catalogue and send it to of publisher, the board of the Pennsylvania State Univ.
• Create invitational postcard and advertisements for the exhibition and symposium

Summer, 2005

• Travel to Japan and select final manga artworks from mangaka for the exhibition to ship to Chico
• Final preparation for the exhibition and the symposium

October 27, 2005

• The exhibitions start at California State University, Chico

(A Japanese print show to be held at the Janet Turner Print Museum in conjunction with the above exhibition.)

• A related symposium of Visual Pop Culture, The Power of Girl’s Comics: The Value and Contribution to Visual Culture and Society held in Chico.

Thursday, 11/10/05

• Machiko Satonaka, Shojo mangaka and Professor, Osaka Art University
• Keiko Takemiya, Shojo mangaka and Professor, Kyoto Seika University
• Tomoko Yamada, Shojo manga researcher and curator, Kawasaki City Museum
• Fusanosuke Natsume, Manga critic

Thursday, 12/1/05

Workshop I at Humanities Center

• Trina Robbins, researcher and writer of the US girl's comics


Workshop II at Ayres Hall 106 (Little theater)
• Frederik Schadt, Japanese manga critics and Japanese interpreter


Closing Workshop III, at Humanities Center
• Brent Wilson, Professor, Pennsylvania State University>


• The exhibitions start at Pennsylvania State University, Chico

March, ’06

• The exhibitions start at the School of the Institute of Chicago in conjunction with NAEA (National Art Education Association) conference, Chicago

Summer, 2006

• All artworks returned to Japan. Another touring exhibition possibly held in Japan and other Asian countries.

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