Asian comics, animation and digital games

The first international conference on Asian comics, animation and
digital games!

Theme: Cultural Economy and Transnational Imaginary
Organizer: York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR), York University

Co-sponsor: International Journal of Comic Art, Asian Cinema Studies
Keynote speaker: Professor John A. Lent, Temple University, USA

Early Bird Registration is now on! Deadline April 10, 2006

Make your conference check-in easier by registering in advance and save
on rates! Download the registration form, pay by mail or by fax with
credit card.

Unique on-campus residence accommodation experience
The Pond Road Residence that is next to the conference venue at the
Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Building has a block of rooms
available for ACAG2006 participants. This nine-storey residence features
two-bedroom suites which share an ensuite kitchen and bathroom. There is
a large ground floor common room which features a laundry room,
comfortable lounge furniture, TV, and landscaped courtyard. It’s a great
place to gather, study and relax!

Off-campus hotel reservation deadline April 18th, 2006
Holiday Inn Midtown Toronto and North York have a block of rooms
available at a special ACAG2006 conference rate till Tuesday April 18th,

Join Us!
ACAG2006 promotes scholarship and intellectual engagement between
academics and cultural production professionals on the conference themes
and topics ranging from anime and manga, animation and film, cyberspace
and digital games. A conference is so much more than published papers.
ACAG brings together interesting people from various cultures to
exchange ideas, meet and network! This is the first international
conference on Asian comics, animation and gaming with participants from
Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan,
Philippines, Taiwan, United Kingdom and USA!