Toshiya Ueno

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Toshiya Ueno is a professor, critic, and TJ/DJ at the Department of Transcultural Studies, Faculty of Representational Studies, Wako University, Tokyo, and a visiting professor at the Department of East Asia Studies, McGill University, Montreal 2007–12 (winter semesters). In the 1980s he was involved with free pirate radio in Tokyo, which Felix Guattari visited and did a workshop with. He has published numerous books in Japanese on critical theory, cultural studies, and social philosophy and is currently preparing a book on Guattari. Among his publications in English are “Guattari and Japan” in Félix Guattari in the Age of Semiocapitalism, edited by Gary Genosko (Deleuze Studies special issue 6 [2], 2012) and “Unlearning to Raver,” in The Post Subcultures Reader, edited by David Muggleton and Rupert Weinzierl, Berg, 2003.

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Wako University, Tokyo, JP


A Journey of Refrains, Vibes, and Ambience: Félix Guattari and Japan in Terms of Minimal Techno and Techno-Pop
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: Félix Guattari, Kobo Abe, pop, refrain, techno

Guattari’s Ecosophy and Nature as Machinic Assemblages: In Reading Literatures and Films by Kobo Abe
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: assemblage, Dialogues, Félix Guattari, film, Kobo Abe, literature, nuptial, pop, subject

Fukushima Mon Amour : Unnatural Nuptial or Unnatural Participation in Guattarian Ecosophy
(in DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials )
keywords: Félix Guattari