The Eleventh International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference takes place at the London College of Communication next July – and a Call for Papers has just been released
Items on comic studies from around the world – course information and more
A Call for Contributions for a collected volume on Comics and Art History was recently announced by editors Ian Horton and Maggie Gray, who are currently in discussions with a major academic publisher about this project
A call for papers for the Transitions 2020 symposium has been announced, the event taking place at Birkbeck, University of London on Saturday 21st March
A Call For Papers has just launched for “Cartoon Animation: Satire and Subversion“, an academic conference taking place on Monday 17th February 2020 at the Animation Research Centre, at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, Surrey. Speakers will include… Read More ›
This month sees the launch of the new Cardiff Comics Storytelling Network (CCSN), with an appearance at the Launch Event in Cardiff by Featuring Welsh-based comics artist Carol Swain, author of the graphic novel Gast, Giraffes in My Hair and… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
Earlier this year we revealed the University of East Anglia was initiating a Master’s in Comic Studies, and full details about the course has just been announced.
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…. Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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.