CFP: Comics Arts Conference 2007 (3/1/07; 7/26/07-29/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Coogan
contact email: 
PCoogan@fontbonne.edu

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

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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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