EJ Teenager Event 2014

Japanese & Irish High School Life
Chester Beatty Library
Friday 25th April, 14.00pm to 16.40pm
This event will focus on Japanese pop and traditional culture from a teenager’s perspective. The event will include presentations and talks by Japanese students who will share their experiences of high school life in Japan. The day will include an anime screening and a cosplay fashion demonstration portraying the development of Japanese fashion and costuming from traditional to modern.
The event will be hosted by Experience Japan with the support of the Chester Beatty Library, the Embassy of Japan in Ireland and Dublin City Council.
Schedule for Friday 25th April
14:00 – 14:05  Introduction to the programme
14:05 – 14:30  “Hello Japan”
Presented by Yuichi Yamada, Embassy of Japan
14:30 – 14:50  “Comparisons between Irish and Japanese teenage life”
Presented by Japanese Exchange Students
14:50 – 15:00 Break
15:00 – 15:35  Fashion and Cosplay Demonstration and Show
15:35 – 15:45  Break
15:45 – 16:05  “Studying Japanese at second and third level”
Presented by Karen Ruddock, PPLI & a student panel 
16:05 – 16:25 A talk on how anime & manga is seen in Japanese society and amongst teenagers
Presented by Olivia Rohan, PhD student
16:25 – 16:40 Open Forum