Revisiting Evangelion’s Endings

“Through a Glass Darkly: Identity Crises in Ghost in the Shell and Evangelion

Talk given for the Japan Foundation NY with Susan Napier and Frenchy Lunning.

Link to the beginning of “Revisiting Evangelion’s Endings”

Re-examining the TV and filmic endings of the first Evangelion series, inquiring into the questions of selfhood explored by the series by utilizing performance theory of animation to present an ecological reading of the two, divergent finales.