Call For Papers: Cultural Legacy of Iberian and Latin American Comics Training School

COST Action iCOn-MICs

COST Action iCOn-MICs has announced a Call for Papers for the Cultural Legacy of Iberian and Latin American Comics Training School, taking place at Newcastle University over 7th – 9th September 2022.

The Training School is organised by the COST Action iCOn-MICs – Investigation on Comics and Graphic Novels in the Iberian Cultural Area, an international network of researchers, professionals, and end-users of comics, aiming to advance scholarship on the study of Iberian and Latin American comics. The organisation seeks to promote authors and disseminate works; to facilitate access to scholarly works; and to improve practices in comics, as well as their use in educational contexts.

The Cultural Legacy of Iberian and Latin American Comics Training School will be a three-day training event with lectures, roundtables, hands-on sessions and cultural activities, such as an animated film screening and a visit to a local fanzine archive, which will gather comics scholars, curators and librarians to discuss the challenges of developing research projects involving comics archival work; to assess cultural policies on the preservation and acquisition of Iberian and Latin American comics; and to reflect on inclusivity and representation of comics written by women artists and in minority languages.

• The deadline for contributions is 22nd June, Acceptance of papers: 27th June 2022. Applications to Jorge Catala Carrasco, Head of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies School of Modern Languages Newcastle University Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU | | | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter |YouTube

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