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Call for Papers: Comics Up Close – New Perspectives in Comic Art

A Call for Papers for Comics Up Close – New Perspectives in Comic Art, the opening event of Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 in October, has just been announced by the team from ReOPeN, Lancaster University’s graphic novels and comics pedagogy, research and engagement network. Comics Up Close, the opening event of Lakes InternationalContinue reading Call for Papers: Comics Up Close – New Perspectives in Comic Art

Exeter’s Bill Douglas Cinema Museum offers research stipends for comic archive and more

Some stipends have been made available for research at Exeter’s Bill Douglas Cinema Museum. They have several holdings of interest to comics scholars, including film tie-in comics dating back to 1910s, magic lantern slides, items relating to photographer Eadweard Muybridge. The deadline for applications is the end of May. The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum atContinue reading Exeter’s Bill Douglas Cinema Museum offers research stipends for comic archive and more

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Oxford Comics Network probes The Holocaust in comics, also announces Tom Gauld event

The Oxford Comics Network has announced a new series of events, starting on the 7th May with “Early Holocaust Narratives in Comics”. Philip Smith of the University of The Bahamas seeks to examine representations of the death camps, particularly in horror comics such as Impact, Voodoo, and Witches Tales. This event will take place atContinue reading Oxford Comics Network probes The Holocaust in comics, also announces Tom Gauld event

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International Graphic Novel Conference to see launch of new Dementia-focused comic and Laydeez do Comics Manchester

Comics archivist and internationally-respected advocate of the form Paul Gravett is giving a Keynote Speech at the 2019 International Graphic Novel Conference at Manchester Metropolitan University in June. The Speech is just one of a number of pubic events that are part of a full day of public comic events that are part of the conference, including the launch of There’s No Bus Map for Dementia, a new mini-comic about dementia and a Your Life Stories as Comics workshop from members of Laydeez do Comics, as well as LDC’s first ever Manchester event.Continue reading International Graphic Novel Conference to see launch of new Dementia-focused comic and Laydeez do Comics Manchester