International Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels

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Instituto Franklin-UAH

International Conference on Comics and Graphics Novels (Alcalá de Henares, Madrid.
November 10th-12th, 2011)

The main objective of the conference is to bring together the largest number of specialists and researchers of comics (graphic novels, manga, BD, etc) in order to reflect on the study of this area.

CHARLES HATFIELD, JESSICA ABEL, ROGER SABIN and ANTONIO ALTARRIBA have confirmed their assistance as plenary speakers to this conference.

The theme is "Sites of visual and textual innovation" and it welcomes papers on (but not limited to):

-The origins of comics,
-Avant-garde and experimental works
-Biography and autobiography.

The languages of the conference will be English and Spanish.

Abstracts of approximately 250-500 words can be submitted to . Deadline for acceptance: May, 31st 2011.

Conference will take place at Universidad de Alcalá in Spain.

For further information please visit:

Instituto Franklin - Universidad de Alcalá