Katsucon19 has ended

Welcome to the schedule for Katsucon 19 in 2013!

Katsucon is an annual 3-day fan convention held in the D.C. metro area for multicultural enthusiasts and entertainment. Katsucon is produced by Katsucon Entertainment, Inc. (KEI), a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization dedicated to bringing information about Japanese animation, society, and traditional and popular culture to fans everywhere.

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Holly Blumner

Associate professor of theater, film, and media studiesand coordinator of Asian Studies. Japanese theater and film, Asian theater, theater history and criticism, performance.
Holly A. Blumner received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Asian theatre from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Her B.A., in theatre and biology, is from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Holly studied kabuki for four years in Kyoto and at Waseda University. While in Japan, she studied the traditional performing arts nihon buyo (classical Japanese dance) and nagauta (long song) singing. She was a commentator/translator for the English "Earphone Guide" kabuki performances in Tokyo. Research interests include play translation, anime and manga, theatre for youth, theatre history, and dramatic criticism. She has presented papers at several national conferences, and her translation of the playDomo Mata--Matahei the Stutterer is published in Brilliance and Bravado: Kabuki Plays on Stage, 1697-1770.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, February 16

7:00pm EST