Call for Papers: Association for Cultural Typhoon (ACT) 2020 Online Conference

Association for Cultural Typhoon (ACT) 2020 Online Conference We are calling for proposals for individual research papers. Conference dates: November 28 (Sat.) and 29 (Sun.), 2020 Venue: Online via Zoom Proposal deadline: September 16, 2020 Conference Aim Cultural Typhoon 2020 (the annual conference of the Association for Cultural Typhoon) that was planned for Nagasaki was, unfortunately, cancelled due to the influence of coronavirus. However, with the desire to support emerging researchers with valuable presentation opportunities, our association has decided to create such an occasion. While these presentations will be held online, we consider them achievements equivalent to that of conventional academic conference presentations. We hope that this online conference will …

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Cancelation of Cultural Typhoon 2020

Dear members of the Association for Cultural Typhoon, Dear all presenters at Cultural Typhoon 2020 Nagasaki, As many of you know, the World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 virus a global pandemic on March 11th. The new coronavirus has rapidly spread to more than 130,000 people from around the world during this three-month period subsequent to its first reports in December. Within Japan, the government has ordered the cancelation of large-scale events and has asked all educational institutions from primary schools to universities to fully close off in an effort to halt the spread of the virus. Cities around the world are now experiencing lockdowns and domestic and cross …

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Call for participants/Project Works

Call for participants The Association for Cultural Typhoon (Japan) invites proposals for project works for the 2019 annual conference to be held at Keio University, Tokyo, from 1 to 2 June 2019. Project Works is a session that we accept workshops, performances and art exhibitions in a more alternative way than paper presentations. Registration is free in Cultural Typhoon 2019. Participation fee is charged on the day of your presentation (Employed/full-time: 3000yen, Other: 1000 yen). Non Cultural Typhoon members can also register in the session. Please note that if you invite artists, performers and the like as a guest to your project, the guest also will have to pay participation fee. The …

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Paper Presentation Registration Fee

If you are not currently member of the Association for Cultural Typhoon, you need to pay a ‘Paper Presentation Registration Fee’ after receiving an acceptance of your proposal. Paper Presentation Registration Fee (Pay after receiving acceptance of proposal) Employed (full-time)     9,900 yen Other           4,900 yen *If you would like to register as an ACT member, you need not pay Paper Presentation Registration Fee.   <Payment Methods> (1) Transfer to Japan Post Bank Company, Limited Branch (支店名):  438 Account Number (口座番号): 9392112 Account Name (名前):  カルチュラル・スタディーズガッカイ *Please make the payment in your registered name. (2) PayPal Cultural Typhoon 2019 Paper Presentation Registration Fee Employed (full-time) ¥9,900 JPYOther ¥4,900 JPY Fill in your name …

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Cultural Typhoon 2019 at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan Call for Papers

The Association for Cultural Typhoon (ACT, Japan) is calling for proposals for panels and individual papers for the 2019 annual conference to be held at Mita Campus, Keio University, Tokyo, from June 1–2, 2019. Individual presentations should be 25 minutes in length with five minutes for questions and discussion. Group presentations should be 90 minutes in length, including time for questions and discussion. <Application> To submit your proposal, please download one of the forms below, fill it out, and email it as an attached file to: apply.cultural.typhoon@gmail.com Application Form (Individual Presentation) Application Form (Group Presentation) The deadline for application: 21st December, 2018. CT2019 will accept papers from both ACT members …

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Cultural Typhoon 2019 (CT2019) Statement

[Alt]+[CS]=?  Towards an Alternative Cultural Studies Cultural Typhoon was first held at Waseda University in 2003 under the theme ‘Expressive Culture and Anti-Globalization in the Global Era’. A certain current of emotion that emanated there induced us—Keio University team—to stage a guerrilla performance in front of the Okuma Auditorium. Fast-forward a few years and now we are organizing the seventeenth Cultural Typhoon for 2019. As you know, Cultural Typhoon became an academic association in 2012, and thus an institution. Considering the backlash in recent years against the humanities, social sciences and liberal arts, the need to support the careers of young scholars and postgraduate students, the possibility of promoting international …

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