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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: 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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Resource: Tezuka Collection on Google Cultural Institute

Tezuka Productions Co. has created a collection on Google Cultural Institute, an online resource of images and information from museums and archives all over the world, about Tezuka Osamu’s contributions to anime.   The collection has three exhibits. The first is Tezuka Osamu: The … Continue reading

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Summer Program: Media Mix Summer Program 2014

The Media Mix Summer Program 2014 is organized by the University of Tokyo and supported by the Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation. It is a two-week summer program to be held at the University of Tokyo, Komaba campus from July 14-26, 2014. … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Regionalizing Culture: the political economy of Japaneses popular culture in Asia

“Regionalizing Culture: the political economy of Japaneses popular culture in Asia” (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press). ISBN: 978-0-8248-3694-9 (Cloth $42.00) http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-9036-9780824836948.aspx This ambitious work provides a comprehensive, empirically grounded study of the production, circulation, and reception of Japanese popular culture … 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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Job Opening: Editor, The Mary Sue

Employer: The Mary Sue Location: New York City, NY Education level: BA Job begins in Sept. 2012 Deadline: “apply ASAP” If you’re a scholar of geek culture, including Japanese geek culture, and gender, check out this opportunity from The Mary … Continue reading

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