University of Oregon’s Steven Brown to Discuss Japanese Horror Cinema at WWU April 27

Steven BrownWestern Washington University’s East Asian Studies program will host the University of Oregon’s Steven Brown at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 27 in Wilson Libraries 164F; Brown will read excerpts from his new book, “Japanese Horror and the Transnational Cinema of Sensations.”

The event is free and open to the public.

Brown’s book offers a study of selected films from new angles that shed light on previously ignored aspects of the genre, including sound design, framing techniques and lighting. Brown is the director of graduate students and professor of Japanese Film, Transnational Cinema and Sound Studies in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Oregon.

For more information about the event, contact Sara Helms, in Western’s Linguistics department at sara.helms@wwu.edu

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