Asian and Asian American Culture Area

deadline for submissions: 
May 31, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture Association
contact email: 

Call for Papers

Asian and Asian American Culture Area

2018 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

 

Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018

Indianapolis, IN
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Asian and Asian American Culture Areaof the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October 2018.

Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to Asian and Asian American cultures.  Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:

  • Representations in film, TV, comics, etc.
  • Whitewashing, racebending, and erasure
  • Cultural appropriation
  • Otaku culture, anime, manga, gaming
  • Music (K-pop, J-pop, etc.)
  • Bollywood, Hong Kong films, Korean films, etc.
  • TV series (Fresh Off the Boat, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Quantico, Scorpion, Hawaii Five-O, K-dramas, etc.)
  • Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Originals (Marco Polo, Iron Fist, Sense8, The Mindy Project, etc.)

 

Please upload 250-word abstract proposals to the Asian and Asian American Culture area at http://submissions.mpcaaca.org  

 

Please include name, affiliation, and e-mail address with the 250-word abstract.

 

Questions? Please email Takreem Zulfiqar at tak.zulfiqar@gmail.com.

 

More information about the conference can be found at http://www.mpcaaca.org/

 

Please note the availability of graduate student travel grants: http://mpcaaca.org/conference/travel-grants/