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
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
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!
The first University of South Wales Cardiff: Comics Symposium whose Key Note will be from Dr Julia Round, author of an upcoming book on girls comic Misty, has re-issued a Call for Papers on the theme of “Creating Comics, Creative Comics”. The Symposium will take place Friday 1st June 2018 in partnership with the CardiffContinue reading Call for Papers: Creating Comics, Creative Comics
The organisers of Retro! Time, Memory, Nostalgia – The Ninth International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference taking place at Bournemouth University (Wednesday 27th – Friday 29th June 2018) have issued a Call for Papers. Here’s their appeal: Retro – a looking to the past – is everywhere in contemporary culture. Cultural critics like Frederic Jameson argue that retro and nostalgiaContinue reading Call For Papers: Retro! Time, Memory, Nostalgia – The Ninth International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference