SWECJMC 2021 Southwest Symposium (Oct. 15 - 16, 2021)
"Public Relations' PR Problem: A U.S.-Japan Comparative Psychoanalysis of Cinematic Portrayals of Public Relations." Tiffany A. Martinez & Koji Fuse, University of North Texas. This paper is a cross-cultural comparative Jungian psychoanalysis of a U.S. and a Japanese movies about female PR practitioners. The two movies chosen are What Men Want (2019) and Tokyo PR Woman (2015).
National Communication Association (Nov. 18 - 21, 2021)
"General Grant and Japan: A U.S.-Japanese Comparative Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of His 1879 Japan Visit." James E. Mueller & Koji Fuse, University of North Texas. This paper is a cross-cultural comparative analysis of newspaper coverage of General Grant's 1879 Japan visit. We used The New York Times and The Asahi Shimbun.
"History as a Tool for Renewal and Transformation in Japan-U.S. Intercultural Communication Research." Koji Fuse (organizer and panelist), James E. Mueller, etc. This roundtable panel discussion explores the significance of history in Japan-U.S. intercultural communication research in the age of political and ideological bifurcation.