The Mechademia series continues twice a year from the University of Minnesota Press, edited by Frenchy Lunning and Sandra Annett. Mechademia: Second Arc is a scholarly journal devoted to the study of East Asian popular cultures, broadly conceived.
All submissions should be sent to the Mechademia submissions editor. Please indicate the title of the volume you are submitting to as follows: “Submission–[volume name]” in the subject line. Submit two copies of your article as either a Word document or a PDF. One of these copies should be anonymized: do not include your name anywhere in the article (named citations of your own work are acceptable, provided you do not use first-person language to discuss the work in question).
Vol. 11.1: Childhood
The first volume of Second Arc is available now.
Vol. 12.1: Transnational Fandom, guest ed. Andrea Horbinski
The second volume of Second Arc will be published in autumn 2019.
Vol. 12.2: Materialities Across Asia, guest ed. Stevie Suan
The third volume of Second Arc will be published in spring 2020.
Vol. 13.1: Queer(ing), guest ed. James Welker
The fourth volume of Second Arc will be published in autumn 2020.
Vol. 13.2: Soundscapes, guest ed. Stacey Jocoy
The fifth volume of Second Arc will be published in spring 2021.