CFP: Comics Get Medieval 2007 (10/15/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)
CALL FOR PAPERS
SPECIAL SESSION OF THE MEDIEVAL POPULAR CULTURE AREA
THE COMICS GET MEDIEVAL 2007
PROPOSALS DUE TO ORGANIZER BY 10/15/06
Now in its fifth year, proposals are being accepted for inclusion at
"The Comics Get Medieval 2007," a panel and roundtable to be jointly
sponsored by the Comics & Comic Arts Area and the Medieval Popular
Culture Area of the Popular Culture Association for the 2007 Popular
Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, Massachusetts, to be held from 4-7 April 2007, at the Boston
Marriott Copley Place.
We welcome papers on the following topics for inclusion in a series of
panels and/or roundtables. Completed papers should be delivered in
15-20 minutes. All proposals will also be considered for an essay
collection to be co-edited by panel organizers, Michael A. Torregrossa
and Jason W. Tondro.
**Any aspect of comics (comic strips, comics books, graphic novels,
panel cartoons, manga, comics to film/film to comics, etc.) featuring
**Presentations by creators of medieval-themed comics
**Reading medieval artifacts (tapestries, architecture, manuscript
illumination, etc.) as sequential pictorial narratives ( i.e.
**Teaching the Middle Ages through the comics medium
In addition, a select list of potential topics and a bibliographic
guide to medieval comics appears as part of THE MEDIEVAL COMICS
PROJECT available at <http://MedievalComicsProject.org>.
Please submit full contact information (name, address, phone/cell, and
email), titles, and abstracts of 200-250 words to panel organizers by
15 October 2006. We will forward them to the respective area chairs.
Address all inquiries and proposals to the organizers at the following
Michael A. Torregrossa
34 Second Street
Smithfield, RI 02917 -3627
PLEASE NOTE: Membership in the PCA is required for participation;
details will be sent from the area chair with letters of acceptance or
visit their website at < http://www.popularculture.org>.
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