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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

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Call for Papers: International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics

A Call For Papers for the Joint International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics and 20th Anniversary of the International Bande dessinée Society at Manchester Metropolitan University next June has just been announced. Taking place 24th -28th June 2019 the conference theme will be “Storyworlds and Transmedia Universes“. The notion of a storyworld, or aContinue reading Call for Papers: International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics

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Call for Papers: Transitions 8 – New Directions in Comics Studies 2018

After a year’s hiatus, academics have announced a call for papers for the interdisciplinary Transitions 2018 symposium, taking place at Birkbeck College, London, on Saturday 10th November 2018. Originally convened by PhD students in 2010, Transitions at Birkbeck College is a platform for emerging research that is free to attend and participate in. This eventContinue reading Call for Papers: Transitions 8 – New Directions in Comics Studies 2018

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Call for Papers for Comics Forum 2018 – Progress: A Decade of Comics Scholarship

The Call for Papers for Comics Forum 2018 has been released. This year is the tenth anniversary of the annual conference series and to celebrate this milestone, the theme of this year’s conference is Progress: A Decade of Comics Scholarship. Submissions are invited looking back at the various subjects and themes Comics Forum has focused onContinue reading Call for Papers for Comics Forum 2018 – Progress: A Decade of Comics Scholarship

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Call for Papers: Graphic Brighton 2018, mashing music with comics!

Music and comics have had a connection right from the start, with the title of the seminal newspaper strip Hogan’s Alley taken from a popular song by Edward Harrigan. As the 20th Century progressed, these two media flirted with each other for inspiration and style, from Marvel comics based on the rock band KISS, toContinue reading Call for Papers: Graphic Brighton 2018, mashing music with comics!