Mechademia: Conference on Asian Popular Cultures
September 26–28, 2014
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Mechademia: Conference on Asian Popular Cultures (formerly SGMS) is an internationally recognized three-day conference that explores and celebrates global popular cultures influenced by anime and manga. Through its unique merger of academic and fan concerns, Mechademia engages both anime's and manga's creative and cultural implications and practices. Please visit our Facebook Page for breaking details!
For conference presentation panel, submit suggested panel title, and all abstracts, participant names and contact information; or for singular presentation paper submission, please send contact information and a 200-word abstract by August 22, 2014 to: Gretchen Gasterland-Gustafsson.
Early Registration Fee Structure
(All prices go up $25 after September 1)
- Faculty and Independent Scholars, including ZoomRoom Presenters—$100
- Graduate Students—$75 ($25 discount)
- Undergraduate Students—$50 ($50 discount)
- ZoomRoom Participant—$50 ($50 discount)
- All MCAD Students—$25 ($75 discount)
Registration includes entrance to all Mechademia Conference events, including the Full Fashion Panic fashion show, dozens of academic panels on manga and anime, and other events.
If you want to register multiple people, please return to this page and fill out the form below for each registrant.