CFP: [General] Comics Arts Conference-San Diego

full name / name of organization: 
Peter M. Coogan
contact email: 
Comicsartsconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Presentations, and Participation
15th ANNUAL COMICS ARTS CONFERENCE-San Diego

Abstracts for papers, panels, poster sessions, and slide talks are being
accepted for a for a joint meeting of scholars and professionals during

Comic-Con International
San Diego, California July 26-29, 2007

We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical
perspectives, and welcome the participation of academic, independent, and
fan scholars. We welcome professionals from all areas of the comics
industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors,
and journalists.

We also invite scholars and professionals to participate as respondents to
presentations.

The Conference is designed to bring together comics scholars,
professionals, critics, and historians who wish to promote or engage in
serious study of the medium, and to do so in a forum that includes the public.

Papers, slide presentations, poster presentations, and panels may take a
critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence).
Academic participation needed on special panels:
1. Merchandising (primarily toys); professional William Stout (confirmed)
2. Web Comics; professional Questionable Content (confirmed)

Submit a 100 to 200 word abstract by March 1, 2006, to:

Dr. Peter Coogan
Kinkel Center, Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105-3098. USA.
Phone: (314) 719-3608
Fax: (314) 719-3614
E-mail: pcoogan_at_fontbonne.edu

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 1, 2006
PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1, 2007

Hotels are filling currently; We recommend you make a pre-emptive hotel
reservation ASAP, before December 2006 (in January check www.comic-con.org
for convention rate)

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