The organisers of the Storytelling Conference 2018 (10th – 11th July) at the University of Suffolk have announced
the call for papers is now open.
They are inviting papers that theoretically and empirically engage with a broad range of disciplines reflecting the diverse nature o storytelling and stories substantively and methodologically.
The conference aims to bring together established academics, early career researchers, PhD candidates and students.
Topics covered by this call could include but are not limited to:
• Stories as a research method(ology)
• Storytelling in the workplace
• ‘Storied organisation’
• Stories of place, space, movement and migration
• Archaeological and historical stories
• Children, stories and storytelling
• Health and wellbeing
• Stories in and of education
• The organisation of story
• The storytelling business
• Sex and sexuality
• Ethnographic stories
• Disability and activism
• Cultures and communities
• Stories and popular culture
• Stories, leisure and sport
Welcome are traditional presentations of 20 minutes with additional time for questions, pre‐formed panels of speakers, and posters; as well as alternative modes of presentation including performance, film, photography etc.
Please send 250-word abstracts for a 20-minute presentation, 500-word abstracts for panels and 150-word abstracts for posters: email@example.com
• For further information please visit the website | The deadline for submissions is Monday 30th March 2018
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.