MPCA Otaku Studies 2013 : Midwest PCA/ACA 2013 Otaku Studies Area
Call For Papers
Call for Papers:
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton
Deadline: April 30, 2012
Otaku are a group of fans devoted to Japanese animation, graphic arts, couture, and other cultural products and activities. These groups regularly populate hundreds of conventions across the US and Canada each year that often exceed 25,000 in attendance. This group has been part of the American cultural landscape since the release of Astro Boy in 1963 and they’re still going strong today.
Topics can include, but are not limited to otaku groups, events, practices, and productions. Case studies are also welcome.
Please upload 250 word abstract proposals on any aspect of Otaku Studies to the Otaku Studies area at http://submissions.mpcaaca.org/. Proposals for full panels are also welcome.
Any questions? Please email Jason Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about the conference can be found at http://www.mpcaaca.org/ and our full CFP is available at http://mpcaaca.org/st-louis-2013/2013-cfp/
Please note the availability of graduate student travel grants: http://mpcaaca.org/conference/travel-grants/
Please include name, affiliation, and e-mail address with the 250 word abstract. Also, please indicate in your submission whether your presentation will require an LCD Projector.
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