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									Akira Asada
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Akira Asada (浅田 彰 Asada Akira? , born March 23, 1957) is a Japanese postmodern critic and curator, whose interests
include contemporary arts, history of social thoughts, and economic philosophy. He is currently the Dean of the Graduate
School at the Kyoto University of Art and Design. Until March 2008, he served as an associate professor of economics at the
Institute of Economic Research at Kyoto University (KIER). Asada is widely recognized as the author of a then bestselling
book, "構造と力─記号論を超えて (Structure and Power--Beyond Semiotics)", which was published in 1983. (It is often
translated as Structure and Force as well.) He holds a position as a member of the supervisory committee at NTT
InterCommunication Center, and was a co-editor of a Japanese quarterly journal Hihyōkūkan (Critical Space) with Kojin
Karatani until 2002.

In Japanese
   構造と力─記号論を超えて [Structure and Power—Beyond Semiotics ], Keisō Shobō, 1983
   逃走論 [A Theory of Escape], Chikuma Shobō, 1984
   ヘルメスの音楽 [The Music of Hermes], Chikuma Shobō, 1985
   「歴史の終わり」を超えて [Beyond "The End of History"], Chūōkōron Shinsha, 1999
   映画の世紀末 [The End of Cinema's Century], Shinchōsha, 2000


External links
   Critical Space Akira Asada Archives
   ICC Online
   Kyoto University Institute of Economic Research
   Kyoto University of Art and Design

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