Participatory and Popular Culture 2013 Winter Conference
30th January to 4th Febuary, 2013
Venue: Caeser Park Hotel Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan, R.O.C.
In recent years, the boundary between supplier and consumer is becoming blurred. Many popular culture products are not only being consumed but also creating a new participatory culture. There are various distinctive examples, such as wearing costume for a party or an event or writing reviews about anime, games, comics and novels on the SNSs, review pages or video-sharing websites. The purpose of this conference is to discuss these situations from interdisciplinary viewpoints.
Topic of conference include, but not limited to:
·Anime Game Comic and Novel Culture
·Exhibition and Event Culture
·Fashion, Style & Popular Culture
·Music, live and concert Culture
·Video-sharing site, Film and TV Culture
·Public Diplomacy and Popular Culture
·Cultural Tourism (ex. Seichi-Junrei)
Submission of Abstract 15 November(Extended)
Notification of Acceptance 1 December(Extended)
Registration Deadline 15 December
Proposal submission guidelines
Abstracts of no more than 200 words in English for presentations should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org alongside a short Bio(max 100 word.include name, current position and academic affiliation or graduate school) with “PPC2013winter proposal (NAME OF APPLICANT, TITLE OF PROPOSAL)” in the subject line.
Registration fee(By 15 December 2012)
Observers 2,000NTD(Obserbers is attendees who do not present)
Standard Payment of registration fees is accepted by credit card.
Other Important Notice
·English will be the official language of conference, while oral presentations in Chinese and Japanese will be accepted for designated bilingual sessions.
·All abstracts will be peer-reviewed and successful applicants will be notified about acceptance of their papers.
·Proposal of panels(3-4 presenters) are welcome
Jin NAKAMURA(The Univ. of Tokyo)
Masahiro OKADA (Hiroshima Univ.)
Bunka Fashion Reserch Institute, Bunka Gakuen University, JAPAN
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