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Kakin Oksana

Kakin Oksana
Affiliation and department:
Research field  (4): Local studies ,  Sociology ,  Gender studies ,  Cultural anthropology and folklore
Research keywords  (8): Sociology of culture ,  Cultural studies ,  Popular culture ,  Media ,  Cultural economics ,  Fandom research ,  Fan studies ,  Japanese studies
Papers (3):
  • Oksana Kakin. Cultural Anthropology of Japanese Male Idols - Fan Culture that Admires Immaturity. Eureka. 2019. 11月臨時増刊号
  • Oksana Kakin. Polishing and Admiring “Immaturity” -Cultural Aspect of Idols Development as Observed in Fans Behavior -. Journal of the Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences. 2019. 21
  • Oksana Kakin. Commodification of “Immaturity” in Japanese Society -Analyzing Behavior of Fans of Johnny’s Boys Groups -. Journal of Social Sciences and Family Studies. 2018. 25
Lectures and oral presentations  (6):
  • From fandom to fan-nation state: A new analytical framework to understand Japanese idol fan culture
    (AJJ (Anthropology of Japan in Japan) 2020 Annual Meeting 2020)
  • Analysis of idol development and commodification of “immaturity” in fan community formation process
    (The 3d EAJS Conference in Japan, Tsukuba University 2019)
  • A Gendered Analysis of the Commodification of “Immaturity” within Japanese Idol Fan Practices
    (Cultural Typhoon 2019, Keio University 2019)
  • Fantasy of Growing an Idol: Analyzing Japanese Idols’ Fan Culture
    (Annual International Conference of Cultural Studies Association, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan 2019)
  • 未熟さを消費する日本人-ジャニーズJr.を事例に消費者行動から読み解く
    (社会文化学会第20回全国大会、立教大学 2017)
Professional career (1):
  • Ph.D. in Sociology and Gender Studies (Ochanomizu University)
Awards (6):
  • 2021/04 - Atsumi International Foundation 2021 Year Atsumi Scholarship
  • 2018/10 - Ochanomizu University Research funding for graduate students
  • 2018/04 - MEXT Scholarship for graduate students PhD @ Ochanomizu University
  • 2016/04 - MEXT Scholarship for graduate students Masters @ Ochanomizu University
  • 2014/04 - MEXT Scholarship for research students Research student @ Ochanomizu University
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Association Membership(s) (2):
European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) ,  Association for Cultural Typhoon
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