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Buenos Aires Comics Conf 26 - 29 September, 2012
full name / name of organization:
Laura Vazquez/UBA CONICET
II International Comics Conference: Viñetas Serias 2012
Biblioteca Nacional – Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina , 26 to 29 de September, 2012.
The Second International Comics Conference: Viñetas Serias 2012 will feature workshops, panels, round tables and plenary talks which explore different thematic areas of academic work. Thematic areas include: Graphic Humor (polítics, culture and society; comparative perspectives), Visual Arts, Sequential Narratives, Aesthetics, Experimentation / Innovation, and Language, The Comics Before the Comics, Politics, Ideology and Resistance, Transpositions and Dialogs between Visual Languages, Documents, The Graphic Novel and Biography, Collections, Archives and Sources, Subjectivity, Gender and Identity Construction, New Technologies and Editing, Comics and Pedagogy and the Publishing Industry and the Publishing Market.
The papers may be submitted in Spanish, Portuguese or English.
Send the complete paper to the conference email using a WORD or RTF format.
Papers should not exceed 15 pages including images, footnotes and bibliography.
The presentations will be accompanied by a summary in English and Spanish of no more than 300 words.
Send two separate files simultaneously: one containing the abstract and the paper (title and notes) without indicating the author, pseudonym or institutional references, and the second containing paper title, author, institutional affiliation, country, email address and suggesting the two thematic areas of the conference where you think the paper could be presented.
The file containing the paper should be stored under a pseudonym and the number 1. Example: Caminante1.doc and second file with the paper title and author data as outlined above with the number 2. Example: Caminante2.doc. The two files must be sent in the same email.
Papers will be evaluated by a reading committee composed of specialists. Acceptance will be announced in June.
Organization of Panels and Workshops:
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