This is a special topics call for papers for the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference to be held at Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013.
Papers are sought that investigate the recent outpouring of works by and about African Americans and black history.
A keynote discussion for the conference will celebrate the accomplishments of Jeremy Love, author and artist of DC Comics _Bayou_, and Milton Knight, veteran animator and illustrator of comics adaptations of Zora Neal Hurston as well as many other authors in the _Graphic Classics_ series. Papers that address any of their works are particularly welcome.
In addition, we seek papers that respond to some of the following questions: