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Call for Papers: Mechademia: Second Arc, vol 13.1: Queer(ing)

CFP: Mechademia: Second Arc, Vol. 13.1: Queer(ing), guest ed. James Welker (due 1 June 2019; published spring 2020) Japanese manga, anime, and games culture is associated with excessive sexuality and gender-bending that have unsettled cultural norms in multiple, often queer, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Mechademia: Second Arc, Vol. 1 “Childhood”

“Childhood” As the inaugural issue of this “second arc” of the narratives initiated by the Mechademia book series, the topic of “childhood” seems appropriate and timely, for several reasons. Primarily, this new book series expands the vista of the Mechademia series to encompass not … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: World-building in Asian Popular Cultures

MECHADEMIA CONFERENCE ON ASIAN POPULAR CULTURE — MINNEAPOLIS 2016 SGMS 2016 CALL: “World-building in Asian Popular Cultures” The Call for Mechademia 10 stated: “Japanese popular culture — manga, anime, games, and SF — abound in scenarios in which our contemporary … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Mechademia Conference on Asian Popular Cultures

SGMS: Mechademia Conference on Asian Popular Cultures 2013 Call for Papers: Fanthropologies *Location: Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN *Conference Date: September 27-29, 2013 *Submissions Deadline: 20 August 2013 *Special Guest: Hiroki Azuma Reposted from H-Japan. Based on … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: MECHADEMIA 9: ORIGINS

For volume 9 of the Mechademia series, the editors seek submissions linked to the broad theme of “origins.” The search for origins is as controversial as it is persistent. Many critics staunchly reject efforts to locate singular origins or answers … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 3rd Mechademia Conference on Anime, Manga and Media Theory from Japan

“World Renewal – Counterfactual Histories, Parallel Universes, and Possible Worlds” November 29 – December 2, 2012 Dongguk University, Seoul Deadline for submissions: May 15 In the wake of the disasters and tragedies of 3.11, the cry “Another world is possible” … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Mechademia 8 (1/9/12) “Tezuka Osamu: Manga Life”

CFP: Mechademia 8. Tezuka Osamu: Manga Life We seek submissions for the eighth volume of Mechademia, an annual, peer-reviewed forum for critical work on Japanese manga, anime, and related arts. The theme of volume 8 is “Tezuka Osamu: Manga Life” … Continue reading

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