[UPDATE] CFP- Comic Book Convention Conference Series

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Wizard World University and The Institute for Comics Studies
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Call for Participation

Institute for Comics Studies
Comic Book Convention Conference Series

June 21-29, 2009


August 6-9, 2009

The Institute for Comics Studies is soliciting proposals for presentations, book talks, slide talks, roundtables, professional focus discussion panels, workshops and other panels centered around comics or comics related areas of study for Wizard World University—Philadelphia and Wizard World University—Chicago, the academic tracks of Wizard World Comic Book Conventions.

Panels that include participation by comics industry professionals are especially encouraged. ICS will provide assistance with recruiting professionals for participation in WWU panels.

Wizard World University represents the Institute for Comics Studies' mission to promote the study, understanding, and cultural legitimacy of comics and to support the discussion and dissemination of this study and understanding via public venues.

Proposals deadline: May 21st, 2009 (Chicago), or June 6th (Philadelphia).
Submit your 100-200 word abstract with the words Wizard World University—Chicago in the subject line to hamiwill@gmail.com. Submit proposals for WWU—Philadelphia to: http://www.hsu.edu/form.aspx?ekfrm=40054