ACORN's intent is to develop and promote the field of organizational art and aesthetics. We wish to provide a wide range of forums where researchers and teachers interested in connecting art, aesthetics, and creative practice within organizational and work settings can meet, exchange ideas, share resources, and experiment with new forms of thinking and practice.
This list is for announcements and discussion related to the activities of ADM-HEA, the Art, Design and Media Subject Centre of the Higher Education Academy. The Subject Centre promotes high quality in the learning and teaching of ADM in HE by enabling knowledge exchange, innovation and enterprise.
There are contested categories in the history of lgbtq studies involving the extent to which modern concepts may be roled back into history. This list will assemble evidence showing cultural diversity across information spaces but with the intention to enhance theory and practice through building new information processing tools.
This list has been retained 22/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact email@example.com for all enquiries regarding this list Used by contributors to the Ruins conference (Paris June08) and other scholars and graduate students for advance/follow-up discussions.
The Association for Photography in Higher Education was established to create a forum for discussion and debate about photography and photographic education. In recent years the APHE has promoted links between government, education providers and the creative industries. The Association is non-profit making and institutions are eligible for free unlimited places at conferences and seminars. The APHE discussion list has been set up to aid communication between members. Please feel free to use the list to post information relating to photography and photography education.
This group is for academics interested in the study or application of semiotics to various contexts, whether communication, design, marketing or other contexts.
The arclib-members list is a closed list and is to be used for the discussion of topics of interest to members of arclib. It will enable members of the group to raise any concerns, ask any questions or seek help from other members.
This is the list of ARLIS/UK & Ireland: the Art Libraries Society. Open to all those concerned with the librarianship of the visual arts, including architecture and design. Membership includes librarians, publishers and archivists. The Society became an educational charity in 1995.
This list has been retained 02/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact firstname.lastname@example.org for all enquiries regarding this list This is the list of the Students & Trainees Committee of ARLIS/UK & Ireland: the Art Libraries Society.
A list dedicated to the discussion of issues relating to the collection, documentation, storage and promotion of collections of contemporary art ephemera in art and design libraries.
This mail list is for the Art Subject Focus Group which is a group comprising of art teachers in schools, arts organisations and University staff interested in the furtherance of collaborative arts projects and research. Members from all areas are welcome although meetings are usually held in the West Midlands.
The programmes may be called Multimedia Arts, Interactive Arts, Electronic Arts, CyberArts, Design, Graphic Design and so on; this list is for discussion of issues relevant to Programme and Module Leaders on such courses. Teaching ideas, problems, technology and of course developing Creative content should all get discussed.
ART-VISUAL is a moderated forum for the critical discussion of issues related to the visual arts. The art-visual list is integrated with the Visual Arts UK Internet site.
This list is used for the participants and presenters of the Artscapes: Urban Art and the Public conference to keep in touch and exchange research ideas.
A site devoted to the discussion and research of Victorian Cultural Philanthropy in Europe and USA. Supporting an international conference Art for Life's Sake: Women, Gender, Class and Victorian Cultural Philanthropy at Southampton Institute 16/17 November 2002.
This list has been retained 25/11/2013 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact email@example.com for all enquiries regarding this list The list is for the use of students, supervisors and examiners of audio-visual practice based PhDs, to give information on workshops, events, seminars, exhibitions and screenings, and upcoming scholarships, jobs and opportunities.
Events, announcements, and discussion list for the British Association for Modernist Studies.
This list is used to make announcements about British-based audio-visual research events, publications and projects.
This list is used by Beyond Text award holders,their collaborators and the associated Arts and Humanities Research Council research community to disseminate information about the individual projects within the 5 year strategic programme.
The mailing/discussion list for the Mellon Funded British Library Labs project.
This list supports the RSLP project for nationwide research activities in book history and book design. This project aims to provide researchers with access to a web interface which will link records from six holdings libraries, including a virtual database of identified records.
THIS LIST IS NOW DEFUNCT. To join Boundary Objects, the network for early career researchers working with museums and collections, please complete the membershhip form on our website. Thank you. http://www.boundaryobjects.org/join-us/
The mailing list will be used by the BSA Sociology of the Arts Study Group, which brings together individuals interested in, and working with, creative industries, artists, designers, curators or those in other artistic fields. The list will be used to encourage academic discussion, to advertise events, and to facilitate collaborations between academics, practitioners and enterprise.
Cardiff University Interdisciplinary Film Studies and Visual Cultural Research.
This list is used for announcements for the AHRC's 'Care for the Future: Thinking Forward through the Past' theme award holders and researchers. These communications may include information about theme events, award holder events, opportunities for networking and further awards, and other theme-related information.
The Computer Arts Society was founded in 1968.
This list has been retained 22/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list contact firstname.lastname@example.org for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used to share and disseminate good practice of the online tool CASPAR. Those wishing to be provided with the free package available from Autumn 2007 should sign up here to receive updates, news and share good practice.
CEPHAD aims at stimulating the flow of ideas between research in philosophy and research in design
This list is a discussion and announcement forum for researchers, archivists, museum professionals and art practitioners working on cinema, film and the museum. It is a list for scholarly research and interdisciplinary exchange of ideas in any area related to these concerns.
An interdisciplinary mailing list for Cinema and Photography: An arena for scholars to share critical discussion, CFPs, bibliographic information, and public announcements of interest across film and photography whether formally, philosophically, theoretically or critically based.
This list if for people involved or interested in the computational modelling of creative behaviour and/or analysis in the fine, applied and performing arts.
CMGS&R exists to inform academics, practitioners, students and researchers about the use and practice of creative methods for research on gender, sex and relating. Creative methods allow us to tap into new and different experiences that go beyond words. The list communicates this kind of research. It also acts as an inclusive and dedicated space to promote creative methods in gender, sex and relating through publications and events.
This is a group for the multidisciplinary study and discussion of colour. It includes linguists, psychologists, geographers, opthamologists and more. The Group is open to anyone with an interest in colour, but it is intended to be an academic and research forum.
This list has been retained 06/01/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list contact email@example.com for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used by the project 'Cultural Encounters and Explorations: Conservation's "Catch 22"' to make announcements to the conservation research community
Colour and Space in Cultural Heritage (www.COSCH.info) promotes research, development and application of non-contact optical measurement techniques (spectral and spatial) adapted to the needs of heritage documentation. COSCH is supported by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) from 2012 to 2016.
Creative Industries is a forum for debate and discussion of research and knowledge transfer issues and ideas concerned with the creative industries.
This list has been retained 22/04/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list contact firstname.lastname@example.org for all enquiries regarding this list For all academic and technical staff interested in developing and researching innovative and creative learning and teaching experiences in art/design/media HE/FE education - (Wales-based but not exclusive!)
The list will be used to send out information about CRESC and also to announce CRESC Events
Announcement list for digital and electronic arts histories
This list has been retained 04/09/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list contact email@example.com for all enquiries regarding this list This conference will explore key issues on the theme of digital diversity. These themes will include issues of race, age and gender in relation to access, use and creation of digital media.
This list facilitates the discussion of research and scholarly activity in the field of digital comic studies.
This list provides a communication resource for those who are interested in the art, design, research and technologies associated with textiles. Examples include digital textile design and printing, 3D textiles, smart textiles and wearables, digitally enabled interior fabrics, etc.
This is an email list to support the research, teaching and advocacy activity of the diverse network of academics and graduates engaged in work related to either games studies or game design. The aim is to stimulate greater exchange of expertise and to facilitate future collaborations. It will support the launch of UK Chapter of the international association that supports games research - Digital Games Research Association - DIGRA.
Dix-neuf is a mailing list run under the auspices of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes. This society was established to provide a scholarly focal point for nineteenth-century French studies in the UK and Ireland. It organizes events bringing together both postgraduates and academics and publishes articles in its online journal.
This discussion list is used by the Art and Design research community in and beyond DJCAD, University of Dundee.
Discussion of Documenta 11.
The drawing-research mailing list is used to support communication between academics, researchers and drawing practitioners regarding the establishment and development of a UK drawing research network. It is associated with Drawing Power, the UK campaign for drawing.
This list has been retained 13/02/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact firstname.lastname@example.org for all enquiries regarding this list A mailing list for the 11 projects that make up the JISC e-Content Programme.
EKSIG is concerned with understanding the nature and role of knowledge in research and practice in order to clarify fundamental principles and practices of using practice in research.
This list is an area for e-learning specialists working in Conservatoires and other specialist arts institutions. It is for discussion of any issues around supporting and #implementing learning technologies to support teaching in music and the arts.
enquire is a space within which diverse forms of art & design research practice and documentation are explored. Where 'knowledge', in its many different forms, is examined, and where methodologies from various disciplines are compared. It is where new forms of knowledge production and consumption are considered, and where the existing categories, abstractions and concepts that define knowledge and enquiry are challenged, and alternatives put forward.
EUPOP2012 is the inaugural conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA). 11-13th July 2012 at the London College of Fashion.
EVA London conference - Electronic Visualisation & the Arts. This list is for announcements and discussion among conference delegates.
EVA London conference - Electronic Visualisation and the Arts. This list is for committee correspondence about the organisation of the conference.
The main aim of the email discussion group is to enable dialogue and debate between researchers, artists and curators whose interest is in museum and exhibition practice influenced by feminism.
This list provides a communication channel between those with an interest in the arts and sport coming together. Its purpose is to disseminate news and foster debate.
Film-Philosophy is an academic journal dedicated to the engagement between film studies and philosophy. Please visit: http://www.film-philosophy.com
The purpose of this list is to provide a forum for discussion for those involved in emergent field of games technology and design.
The Glasgow AudioVisual Network brings together a diverse range of researchers and practitioners who are all interested in the operation of sound within screen media from music and sound in film and television, through new media and audio-visual composition, to contemporary theatrical and artistic work that makes use of sound and moving image.
This list is used to connect researchers between disciplines in the higher education research community interested in the agricultural practice, representation and metaphor of gleaning and its environmental impact today. This list will also be relevant to the work of food waste charities and campaigners.
For discussions, questions and news on ivory sculpture from the Gothic period
Mailing list of the Graphic Justice Research Alliance. A multidisciplinary research network exploring the crossover between law and justice and comics of all kinds.
The German Screen Studies Postgraduate Network connects UK-based research students working in all areas of German language film, television and other visual media.
Communications for the Hairdressing Training Service at Jisc, which will include content updates, new projects and tips and techniques for those who teach or are studying Barbering and Hairdressing levels 1-3.
The University of Abertay' s Hannah Maclure Centre works with contemporary and interdisciplinary cultural producers and artists from the UK and abroad, as well as supporting teaching activity and developing opportunities with staff and students.
Many different disciplines are interested in Hercules. This list is for anyone interested in the hero in any medium or period. Researchers and artists of all kinds can use it to find: i) information about Hercules in particular genres/media/periods, and ii) potential collaborators for projects.
Announcements regarding the History of Moviegoing, Exhibition and Reception researchers' network, and information of interest to members.
IFS exists to provoke debate on the future direction and current challenges affecting the creative industries, to support excellence across interior research & practice, and seeks to embed these into the learning experience of ug's and pg's. It acts as a regional authority on, and advocate for, Interior Design/Interior Architecture education, research, practice and collaboration.
This list has been established to create new and reinforce established networks for disseminating information about events, conferences and publications related to Illustration Research.
This list is used as a discussion and information sharing forum by researchers from a variety of academic disciplines who are engaged in the study of societies and cultures of the Indian Ocean Region.
This list has been retained 10/08/15. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact email@example.com for all enquiries regarding this list This list will be used to announce new topics to the JISC Collections Arts& Creative Industries Subject Advisory Group. This is a sub-list of JISC-COLLECTIONS-SUBJECT-GROUPS
This list was used by those involved in the Kultur project, however from 1st October 2009 the Kultur partners have been expanding into a Kultur II Group consisting of specialist creative arts institutions, departments within larger multidisciplinary institutions, and researchers in the UK. The group welcomes repository managers, technical staff, academics, researchers, and research office staff. Kultur ran from 31 March 2007 - 31 March 2009 and was funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), under the Start-Up and Enhancement strand of its Repositories and Preservation programme. http://kultur.eprints.org/ Future projects and activities of the Kultur II Group are available here: http://www.vads.ac.uk/kultur2group/projects/index.html
This is the mailing list for Science, Text and Culture in Latin America, an AHRC-funded research network organised by Dr Joanna Page (Cambridge) and Dr Maria Blanco (Oxford).
This list is used to discuss the Culture and the Arts strand of the Legacies of War project based at the University of Leeds, which aims to commemorate the centenary of the First World War from 2014-18.
This list is for librarians in HE and other Arts organisations to discuss best practice and share experience of supporting all users to use library spaces and resources.
This list has been retained 22/05/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact firstname.lastname@example.org for all enquiries regarding this list This is a discussion list on the artist John Latham, his theory on event structures and flat time, but mainly on his archive which is being catalogued and digitised.
A network focussing on the research training and development needs of doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers, specifically in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Luxury is an email list that provides an academically informed global forum for all those in the arts, humanities, and social sciences interested in the transformed and expanded nature of the multifaceted concept of luxury. <HTML> Luxury is an email list that provides an academically informed global forum for all those in the arts, humanities, and social sciences interested in the transformed and expanded nature of the multifaceted concept of luxury. </HTML>
Issues surrounding the costs and consumption of works of art and domestic goods in Italy 1300-1650, and information regarding the Material Renaissance research project.
The aim of the MeCCSA (Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association) Policy Network is to exchange ideas and research findings, but also to join with civil society in their debates with the regulators, the broadcasters and the Government.
This list is used by its members to announce and discuss theory, research, critical discourse, publications, conferences, networking and curatorial approaches in the field of screen based dance, including single screen cinema or television works, installation and net based work.
This academic mailing list is dedicated to circulating information related to the field of medieval Dominican studies, or information of interest to those studying medieval Dominicans (e.g. related to mendicants, preaching, etc.). Announcements might include calls for papers, notices of conferences, lectures, seminars, events, new books and so on. The mailing list could also be a forum for questions and discussion pertinent to the field, although if this proves very popular then the list might be divided into two lists, Announcements and Discussion.
This list has been retained 05/09/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact email@example.com for all enquiries regarding this list This mailing list aims at creating online a collective space for reflection on alternatives, through art, to the established political system.
This list is used for the collaboration and the sharing of good practice in the teaching, learning and assessment of art and design subjects, in the MEG (mixed economy group) colleges.
A multidisciplinary forum for discussing memory in the twenty-first century. Researchers, authors, artists and organisations are invited to share news, events, projects and publications. The Memory Network emerged from an AHRC Network led by the University of Roehampton and Durham University in 2012-14.
This list has been retained 14/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact firstname.lastname@example.org for all enquiries regarding this list List for announcements from the AHRC ICT Methods Network and discussion surrounding its activities
This list is intended for people interested in the material dimensions of missionary encounters, and particularly the ways these have shaped the development of museum collections. It should also be of interest to people interested in the commemoration of the missionary past through a range of heritage processes, from monuments to reconciliation ceremonies and reenactments.
MONC brings together scholars and professionals working on modernism in Wales to facilitate better communication and collaboration.
The Museums Copyright Group was formed in 1996 to answer an increasing number of concerns about copyright expressed by professionals working in the museums and galleries community. The Group now has members representing museums, galleries, archives and libraries including national and regional institutions, and those attached to universities and local authorities.
The National Association for Fine Art Education (NAFAE) NAFAE is the subject association for Fine Art teaching professionals. NAFAE aims to provide an open forum for debate within this teaching sector. #NAFAE organises research and dissemination opportunities for members.
This list is used by the North-Eastern Regional Film Seminar to organise its meetings and to extend discussion outside the meetings.
For those involved in curating, exhibiting, archiving or interpreting new media art (including net.art, interactive installations, digital video etc.) The list of the CRUMB web site http://www.crumbweb.org
Sharing knowledge on the new frontiers of professional development in the management of arts and cultural organisations and institutions and the new modes of engagement that might enhance their role in our society
A mail group to support the actions of the North West Virtual Reality Group: sub list of ukvrsig
This list is to create a communication and dialogue vehicle for the expansion and sharing of knowledge about teaching online in HE
Announcement list and discussion forum for the Open Arts Journal
The Performance Art Network list intends to: aid strategic communication both within and beyond the contemporary performance art network encourage practical application of the methodologies of performance art within the context of network
A group to spark and facilitate discussion on Participation and Engagement in the Arts and a place for members to share research.
This list is intended to accompany the AHRC funded research network - Partitions: What are they good for? This is an international research network comprising cutting-edge, interdisciplinary and comparative research on political partitions across a wide historical and geographical span.
This list brings together scholars working in the intersection between the sciences and the arts including, but not limited to, sci-art collaborations, the use of the arts in science communication and the use of scientific methodologies in performance, film and dance studies.
Initially set up for students following the BA (Hons) Documentary & Fine Art Photography course at Stockport College, this list is open to anyone studying photography at degree level. The list will invite students to make comments on technical, conceptual or contextual issues & debates relating to the medium of photography.
Discussion list linked to the research network and seminars held at the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, London, and the University of Kent: Photography: Theory, Practice, Debate.
Information and research relating to Photography in the HE sector. The list is administered by The Centre for Photographic Research at The University of Wales College, Newport.
An academic, interdisciplinary and multilingual discussion list for all aspects of research related to picturebooks from around the world.
This list is used to maintain a network of practice-led researchers in the visual arts.
A forum for research and mutual support of practitoners of performance lighting in uk higher education.
This is an list for the members of a performance and philosophy working group. The group is primarily made up of staff from UK HE institutions, but also includes PhD and Masters students and some international members. The List will be used to discuss research, communicate information regarding forthcoming meetings and so forth.
This list is used by members of the Network at the IGRS to discuss issues related to psychoanalysis and creative/performing arts
Announcement list for Renaissance and Early Modern seminars, conferences and other events in Scotland
The figure of the Prostitute is a highly enduring and controversial figure. This group engages in academic discussion around this topic. We hope to explore and engage with all aspects of the subject area and we invite all in all fields of study to engage and participate.
This list was started as an outcome of the conference 'Re-inventing design education in the University' in Perth 11-13th December 2000. The views and exchanges at the conference were stimulating and it is hoped that such discussion will be continued on this list.
The list is intended to support academic research and practice in film, media and the visual arts in the North-East of England, and to serve as part of Newcastle University's contribution to research in these areas.
This list is used by its members to share information and ideas about teaching aspects of Roman art at university level.
The Rome Research Network was created to promote and aid research into renaissance or early modern Rome. Through our mailing group and annual work-in-progress seminar we aim to provide an arena for the exchange of ideas, intellectual queries and practical help in all aspects of the study of Rome from c. 1400-1700. All those undertaking postgraduate research in this field are welcomed to post information about relevant events and publications or to ask for advice about any aspect of their research.
This list has been retained 28/05/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact email@example.com for all enquiries regarding this list To discuss the development of SL as a tool for education, within supported learning providers of RSC Northern.
A platform for cross disciplinary discussion on the cultural, social and political agency of running.
This list is intended to support the development of a community of scholars interested in the specificities of Scottish Cultural Policy and Management. It will make announcements about research, publications, projects and events.
Sculptural Thinking is a mailing list which brings together research in practice and theory around the concept of sculptural thinking. This may include areas of research interest in sculptural practice, the history and theory of sculpture, curation and archiving. Themes include: sculpture and the archive, sculpture and materials, sculpture in public. The mailing list is also open to new forms and modes of sculptural thinking in research-creation.
A forum for discussing the subject of audiovisual Shakespeare, with particular reference to the BUFVC's research project: 'An International Database of Shakespeare on Film, Television and Radio'.
This mailing list is run by Hedley Roberts, for Staff, Students, Alumni and Associates of the School of Architecture and the Visual Arts to share of information about upcoming events, openings and opportunities.
This list is a discussion list for new and early career lecturers in dance, drama and music and other performing and creative arts disciplines. The aim of the list is to provide a forum for the sharing, discussion and dissemination of ideas, issues, concerns and questions related to enhancing learning and teaching in practice- and studio-based disciplines.
AHRC Research Network aiming to bring together academics, educators, and industry professionals to explore, from both theoretical and practical perspectives, the teaching and research potential of this emerging form of film distribution.
Discussion list for members of SVAG - Scottish Visual Arts Group
The Tate in Space Discussion List is an opportunity to discuss a range of questions including: Why place a Tate in Space?; the search for new audiences; space architecture; space pollution and the practicalities of siting and installing works in zero gravity. Edited highlights from the discussions will be edited and published in archive form on the Tate in Space site. There will be a number of invited respondents to the discussion lists including space artists, writers, scientists, architects as well as curators and art historians.
Teaching and Learning Exchange is a list announcing Exchange workshops, conferences and seminars. <HTML> Teaching and Learning Exchange is a list announcing Exchange workshops, conferences and seminars. </HTML>
The list is designed to offer a forum for teachers of televison practice and the technical staff that support them, to share information on their current practices.
The newly formed Centre for Cognition, Computation and Culture has formed a research environment to consider Art and Technology application with Goldsmiths Digital Studios and BT. The group is an open discussion forum to compliment realtime sessions occuring each month. The list is for artists/technologists/researchers interested in pushing the envelope.
The list is used by Prof. David Gauntlett to make announcements of interest to users of Theory.org.uk, the website of resources on media, gender, identity and cultural studies issues
This list circulates information regarding scholarly activity around comics, manga and graphic novels across a number of disciplines and institutions in the UK.
This list has been retained 23/04/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list contact firstname.lastname@example.org for all enquiries regarding this list < Unencoded > - a discussion forum for exploring the creative use of new media. Online projects and discussion information will largely relate to the North West UK but may be of interest to a wider audience. See also www.unencoded.co.uk
A contact and discussion list for practitioners who teach Screenwriting at university level - London area group
Email list for research and PhD community of the UWS School of Creative and Cultural Industries.
Public forum for discussing issues relating to VADS, the online resource for visual arts.
Discussion on the VIPS/ip image processing software.
VISA-3D aims to serve as a forum for a community-wide discussion for those interested in or actively engaged in the creation or use of digital 3D representations in Arts and Humanities contexts. It was set up in 2006 by the JISC 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network (www.3DVisA.ac.uk), hosted by King's Visualisation Lab at the Centre for Computing in the Humanities (now Department of Digital Humanities), King's College London, UK.
News and announcements associated with the International Visual Methods conferences (see http://www.visualmethods.org)
This list serves as a site for discussion and listings for the International Sociological Association Visual Sociology Working Group ISA WG03 (formerly known as the International Sociological Association Visual Sociology Thematic Group TG05).
The Walking Artists Network seeks to connect those who define themselves as walking artists, or who are interested in walking as a mode of art practice through a series of meetings and an online interface. We hope to share examples of our walking practices, and the practices that inspire; to ask how we might define walking art as a medium, and whether attempting a definition is a fruitful method for generating discussion and debate; to explore the multi-disciplinary routes to walking as an art practice. This list is for all who define themselves as walking artists, or who are interested in walking as a mode of art practice.
An interdisciplinary network for scholars working in war representation.
This list managed by the Wedgwood Museum. It is for use by those with an academic interest in the ware and history of Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd and its subsidiaries.
A forum for Welsh Studies, including but not limited to Welsh Writing in English and Welsh History.
WIRAD aims to become Wales' premier Art & Design research institution and an internationally significant player in the Art & Design research field by building on the research excellence and talent that Wales possesses. This list is part of a pan-Wales resource for Art & Design research.
One day conference on Screen Aesthetics at University of Wolverhampton
The Writing-PAD network is led by Goldsmiths, University of London and now works with over 100 institutions worldwide. The network has been set up to support those students on art and design courses who are often highly adept in the visual domain but less expert in writing. The network seeks to disseminate good practice and as such will work with institutions across the art and design sector.
Academic research on manga (Japanese comics) is a small but developing discipline. Research on the specific genre of manga called Yaoi/Boys' Love/shonen-ai is also developing alongside the growning popularity of the genre with readers worldwide. This mailing list to is bring together academics but also members of the public who have an interest in Yaoi manga. It is anticipated that this list will help the exchange and communication of information in this small but vibrant field. <HTML> Academic research on manga (Japanese comics) is a small but developing discipline. Research on the specific genre of manga called Yaoi/Boys' Love/shonen-ai is also developing alongside the growning popularity of the genre with readers worldwide. This mailing list to is bring together academics but also members of the public who have an interest in Yaoi manga. It is anticipated that this list will help the exchange and communication of information in this small but vibrant field. </HTML>