Approaching The Last Airbender as a Media Scholar
What do Michael Foucault and Avatar: The Last Airbender have in common? Me! Doing media studies, thinking about it too much, and ontological linguistics. What am I even talking about? Join in the discussion to find out. #mediastudies #fandom #philosophy
Demons Out, Fortune In. It’s Setsubun (節分): Bean Scattering, Bad Fortunes & Demon SlayingAnthropology, buddhism, festival, folklore, folkloresque, folklorist, japan, japanese cinema, japanese folklore, japanese language, japanese mythology, japanese video games, japanese videogames, religious studies, ritual, shinto, shintoism, spiritual, spirituality, writinganimism, asakusa, bean throwing, buddhism, buddhist, 祭, 立春, 節分, exorcism, 鬼は外、福は内!, 鬼は外福は内, 豆撒き, festivals, folklore, geisha, haru matsuri, heian, heian shrine, japan, Japanese festivals, kagura, kyoto, lunar new year, mamemaki, matsuri, oni, risshun, rituals, senso-ji, setsubun, shinto, shintoism, shrine, sumo, tokyo, year of the tiger, zodiac, 年男, 春祭
We’re going to throw our beans, embrace this spring. Out, out with you Oni! Come, come good things. Oh, and get boosted. Seriously.
10 Videogame Characters Inspired By Japanese FolkloreAcademia, animal crossing, anime, Anthropology, Art, asia, asian studies, digital communities, folklore, folkloresque, folklorist, japan, japanese cinema, japanese folklore, japanese mythology, japanese video games, japanese videogames, jrpg, kojiki, Mythology, nihon shoki, pokemon, popular culture, shinto, shintoism, videogames, writing, yokai, zelda#hinduism, #ontology, #symbology, amaterasu, anime, anthropologist, anthropology, Art, augmented reality, buddhism, Confucianism, confucius, culture, daoism, digital religion, digital sociology, Dissertation, east asian studies, festivals, folklore, folkloresque, folklorist, gamification, gashadokuro, gradschool, halloween, himiko, hotarubi, hungry ghosts, japanese, japanese folklore, japanese mythology, japanese studies, japanese videogames, kanto, kappa, kyoto, literature, mononoke, Mythology, nintendo, nurikabe, ocarina of time, okami, osaka, religions, religious studies, research, shinto, shintoism, shrines, taoism, tendai, Thesis, Travel Blog, videogames, virtual communities, virtual reality, virtual religion, yo-kai watch, yokai, yurei, zelda
Chinese and Korean traders introduced Buddhism, Daoism, Hinduism, and the ever present Confucianism while Japan provided various regional myths, legends, and lore. These ingredients were brewed into various and effervescent cultures all across Japan. Each village responding accordingly by pasting outside influences upon their daily lives. These elements were transformed Japan’s landscape and ecosystem and…
Seven University of Missouri Students Receive the Gilman Scholarship – This is Happening!comparative literature, east asia, fairytale, folklore, gilman, japan, literary fiction, literary nonfiction, literature, Mythology, patreon, spiritualityChina, comparative literature, comparative mythology, Confucianism, confucius, daoism, east asian co-prosperity sphere, east asian studies, fable, folklore, international studies, japan, japanese mythology, kami, laotzi, Mizzou, Mythology, shinto, sophia university, taoism, university of missouri, yokai
Greetings & ようこそ It is my immense pleasure to welcome you to the airy, the eerie, the all-at-once sensual, hysterical, and downright phenomenal Floating World of East Asian literature Oh, but that’s not all we’re doing, we’ll venture across the foothills of Southern China, encountering wandering monks, greedy children, and blushing princes. We’ll see just how lethal…