The Mechademia conference series explores “the global innovations and the creative and cultural implications of Asian popular cultures, especially Japanese anime, manga, and gaming.” It is one of the oldest and most important conferences for scholars of Japanese pop culture. The most recent conference in the series took place on the weekend of June 5-6.Continue reading
Even though we’ve had a string of awesome conference and workshop experiences over the past half a year, now that things have been slowly restarting after all the pandemic related cancellations and postponements, the FanLIS 2021 Symposium: Building Bridges has left us with a very special warm feeling and excited buzz. The enthusiasm, the positivity and the sense of community was so strongly expressed and felt that it was impossible to not get caught up in the excitement that acted as a constant backdrop to the excellent string of presentations.Continue reading
Our project will present a short paper titled “The Benefits of RDF and External Ontologies for Heterogeneous Data: A case study using the Japanese Visual Media Graph” at the 16th International Symposium for Information Science.
Due to Covid-19, it is held as a virtual conference, with free registration.
The 10th annual conference of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities, JADH2020: “A New Decade in Digital Scholarship: Microcosms and Hubs” hosted by the Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka University took place in virtual space this last weekend (20-22 November 2020).Continue reading “Presenting at JADH2020”
UPDATE 2020. 03. 14.: Due to the situation regarding COVID-19 both of our upcoming conference appearances have been postponed. The Mechademia Conference will take place next year, and the Building Bridges Symposium will be held on an as yet undecided future date.
We will be introducing our first results at the following upcoming conferences and workshops. If you are interested in talking with a team member about our project, please feel free to contact us.
- Symposium “Building Bridges: exploring interdisciplinary intersections between fandom, fan studies and library and information science”. London, UK (https://blogs.city.ac.uk/ludiprice/2019/10/11/building-bridges-exploring-interdisciplinary-intersections-between-fandom-fan-studies-and-library-and-information-science/ )
- Conference “Mechademia 2020: Ecologies”. Kyoto, Japan (https://www.mechademia.net/conferences/asian-conference/)
Our project will be present at the MAGIC workshop in conjunction with the ICADL2019 conference in Kuala Lumpur.
At MAGIC- Information Commons for Manga, Anime and video Games we wish to discuss issues for creating and sharing information about MAG contents and resources. A primary topic is metadata for MAG. Metadata covers broad range of information – from descriptions about a content to a vocabulary to organize MAG resources, and from metadata creation to search and access.
A poster presentation was given at the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative annual conference held from Sep. 23rd-26th, 2019 in Seoul, Korea.
Preprint of the poster paper:PfefferRoth_DublinCore_edskedmr