CFP: [Film] Animation Unlimited (20th Society for Animation Studies annual conference)

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Dr Paul Ward
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Animation Unlimited
The 20th Society for Animation Studies Annual Conference
Arts Institute at Bournemouth, UK
17-20 July 2008
The Society for Animation Studies will hold its 20th annual conference at
the Arts Institute at Bournemouth, 17-20 July 2008. Proposals are invited
for individual papers and themed panels on topics related to the diverse
field of Animation. Possible themes and topics might include, but are not
limited to:
Teaching animation/animation pedagogy
TV animation â€" specific shows, TV as an institution, advertising,
franchises etc
Philosophies and methodologies in animation research
The role of new technology in animation production
Relationships between animation and live action
Case studies of specific animators or national movements
Animation and representation
Animation and audiences/spectatorship
Animation and sound/image relations
Animation and other media (comics, literature, film, videogames)
1. Interested individuals should submit an abstract of 250 words along
with contact information as follows:
Presenter’s title & name
Institutional affiliation
Full postal address
Email address
Contact telephone number(s)
Deadline for individual submissions: 11 January 2008
2. Alternatively, panel proposals of 3/4 speakers each are also
encouraged. One individual should act as the Chair of the panel and
collate abstracts and contact information for all panel members before
submission. Please include the following information:
Overall panel title/theme
Name and contact information for the panel Chair (clearly identified)
Titles and abstracts for each paper
Contact information for each presenter (mail, email, phone)
All presenters and panel members must be members of the Society for
Animation Studies and must register for the Conference
Deadline for panel submissions: 11 January 2008
Email proposals as an attachment (in MS Word or RTF format) to:
Dr. Paul Ward
School of Media
Arts Institute at Bournemouth
BH12 5HH
All submissions will be blind-reviewed by a panel of readers before
A schedule and further details of the conference will follow in due course.
If you have any questions regarding the conference or submission of a
proposal, please contact Paul Ward.
Please circulate this CFP to anyone you think might be interested.

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