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Tuesday 15 December 2020

Talk Video - No Laughing Matter: The Role of the Comedian in Japan – with Till Weingärtner

Talk Video - No Laughing Matter: The Role of the Comedian in Japan – with Till Weingärtner

In this lecture talk on Tuesday 15 Dcember 2020, Till Weingärtner scrutinised the aesthetics of comedy and the role of the comedian in Japanese media and society. He also examined the relationship between ideas of comedy presented in Hibana by Matayoshi Naoki and the author’s on-stage/on-screen personae across different media.

The video of this talk is now available on the Japan Society YouTube channel.