UPDATE: [Film] Animation Unlimited

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Ward
contact email: 

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 - 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 of 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
Poole, Dorset, BH12 5HH
email - pward_at_aib.ac.uk

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.

 From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
             more information at
Received on Fri Dec 21 2007 - 12:20:41 EST