Kyoto Seika University (Japan)
Olga ANTONONOKA is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Graduate School for Manga Studies in Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto (Japan). Olga holds a M.A. in Japanese Studies from the University of Latvia and a M.A. in Manga Studies from Kyoto Seika University. Her M.A. project: “Bishōnen in Boys’ Love Manga: Transcending the Phallus” addressed the performative androgyny of the boys’ love protagonist. Her PhD project focuses on performance, gender and manga as a performative medium.
Participation in MUTUAL IMAGES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION events
MUTUAL IMAGES 1st International Worskhop (2013) :
"Blonde is the new Japanese: Transcending race in shōjo manga"
Publications with Mutual Images Journal
Vol. 1 (Summer 2016):
Between Texts and Images: Mutual Images of Japan and Europe