The East Asian Journal of Popular Culture (Intellect Press) is looking for submissions for its general 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 more global in their outlook (forging links between East Asian popular culture and wider global issues). We look for papers that engage with current as well as emerging issues in popular culture in East Asia, cosplay culture, food culture, kawaii, manga and anime, martial arts, politics, and the complex relationships between nationalism and popular culture. We are interested in multidisciplinary papers (that all come under the sport and leisure, digital media, history, media, fashion, music, material culture and literature. Papers and works on translation studies, as well as cultural history and anthropology will be also welcomed.
We are looking for original work between 5-6000 words and to be considered for this edition we need to have papers by 31st January 2015. All papers are subject to a double blind peer review process.