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CBLDF: Criminal Prosecutions of Manga in the US and Canada and Related Panels at 2013 Comic-Con

I noticed that my 2011 post, “The United States and Canada Declare War on Japanese Manga and Lolicon,” has been read by a large number of visitors lately. This reminded me of Christopher Hadley, the manga collector who accepted a

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Supreme Court Rejects Ban on Violent Video Games for Children

I am happily surprised that the Supreme Court sided with the Freedom of Speech today to strike down a California Law that restricted minor’s access to violent video games [story here on The New York Times]. Their ruling basically restricts

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The United States and Canada Declare War on Japanese Manga and Lolicon

As part of efforts to “save the children,” authorities in the United States and Canada have declared war on readers and collectors of Japanese manga and they have specifically targeted the lolicon style. Legislators have in recent years broadened the

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Who is Dynamic Subspace?

Dr. Jason W. Ellis shares his interdisciplinary research and pedagogy on Its focus includes the exploration of science, technology, and cultural issues through science fiction and neuroscientific approaches. It includes vintage computing, LEGO, and other wonderful things, too.

He is an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY (City Tech) where he teaches college writing and technical communication.

He holds a Ph.D. in English from Kent State University, M.A. in Science Fiction Studies from the University of Liverpool, and B.S. in Science, Technology, and Culture from Georgia Tech.

He welcomes questions, comments, and inquiries for collaboration via email at jellis at citytech dot cuny dot edu or Twitter @dynamicsubspace.


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