Comics Arts Conference San Diego

deadline for submissions: 
February 1, 2018
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Comics Arts Conference

The Comics Arts Conference is now acception 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International, San Diego, CA, July 19 - 22, 2018. We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars. We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists. The CAC is designed to bring together comics scholars, professionals, critics, and historians to engage in discussion of the comics medium in a forum that includes the public. Proposals due February 1, 2018 to the CAC submission form at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BZD3DRD. For more information, please see the CAC website at http://comicsartsconference.wp.txstate.edu. Please refer questions to Dr. Kathleen McClancy, comicsartsconference@gmail.com.