CFP: Autographics: _Biography_ special issue call for articles (8/15/07; journal issue)

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Craig Howes
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CALL FOR ARTICLES. "Autographics": A _Biography_ Special Issue.

The Winter 2008 Special Issue of _Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly_
will be devoted to Autographics. Guest editors Gillian Whitlock and Anna
Poletti seek to explore the diverse forms of visuality and conjunctions of
image, text, and materiality in contemporary life narrative. Graphic forms
include visual elements such as drawings, images, and pictures, as well as
elements of design and physical features of the text--for instance, the
diverse use of materials in such DIY autobiographical forms as personal
zines, installations, and websites. Other examples of autographics include
autobiographical comix and sequential art, graphic memoir, writing on the
body and body maps, self portraiture, auto/biographical uses of found
objects in collage, assemblage and installation, and contemporary uses of

TO SUBMIT: Manuscripts should be double spaced and ideally between 3,000 and
10,000 words. A double-blind submission policy will be followed; the
author¹s name should not appear anywhere on the manuscript, but an
accompanying cover letter should contain the author¹s name and address.
Consultation on manuscript ideas is welcomed. Inquiries and submissions may
be sent by email to biograph@, or to the Center for Biographical
Research, University of Hawai'i at Mänoa, 1800 East-West Road #325,
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822 USA (Tel./Fax 808 956-3774).


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