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Call for Papers: Teaching Anime and Manga

Teaching Anime and Manga Northeast Modern Language Association convention This session proposes to look at what has been a persistent but under-represented section of comics studies: manga (Japanese comics), and associated with it, anime (Japanese animation). Access to anime and manga … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Asian Popular Culture / The Asian American Experience

Call for Papers Asian Popular Culture / The Asian American Experience Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018 Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.southwestpca.org Proposal submission deadline: October 22, 2017 Proposals for … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Book of Yokai: Mysterious Creature of Japanese Folklore

  The Book of Yokai: Mysterious Creature of Japanese Folklore Michael Dylan Foster; with original illustrations by Shinonome Kijin University of California Press, 2015 http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520271029 This monograph introduces yokai in a style that is intended to be accessible to students … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Franco-Asian Connections and Intersections through Popular Culture

Date: September 30, 2015 Asian pop music, comics, drama, film, graphic novels; these cultural products are increasingly present transnationally signaling new currents of popular culture and underscoring the interconnected nature of our globalizing world. Within the pan-Asian context, the concepts … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Mechademia Conference on Asian Popular Cultures, 2015 “Gaming/Gender”

Mechademia Conference on Asian Popular Cultures, 2015 “Gaming/Gender” September 25-27, 2015 Minneapolis College of Art and Design Minneapolis, Minnesota Special Guest: Brianna Wu The recent rash of death threats toward feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian after her polemic on the violence toward … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Regionalizing Culture: the Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Nissim Otmazgin Regionalizing Culture: the Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia University of Hawai’i Press This ambitious work provides a comprehensive, empirically grounded study of the production, circulation, and reception of Japanese popular culture in Asia. While many … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: East Asian Journal of Popular Culture

The East Asian Journal of Popular Culture (Intellect Press) is calling for general papers for the 2:3 edition. We encourage articles that are both localized (towards a specific popular culture tend, figure or industry) as well as articles that are … Continue reading

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