UPDATE: [International] Re-presenting Comics: Transgressions in Media and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Gokul t.G. cpracsis.org
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Of lately the study of Comics(Comic strips, Cartoons and Graphic Novels)
once relegated to the realm of 'Low Art" have been attracting a lot of
attention from academia all over the world with their production,
dissemination and reception being considered as valid and as major forms
of cultural exchange and signifying processes. C PRACSIS (Centre for
performance research and cultural studies in South Asia) Invites from
researchers, academicians and practitioners of the art, papers that
examine Comics, Cartoons and Graphic Novels (but not restricted to) as
cultural and social signifiers, the conditions of its production,
distribution and reception, status of the Comic artist, Comics and its
socio-historical context, the rise of Graphic Novels, Comics and Graphic
Novels as personal historiography, Comics as learning tool, Comics and
fandom, Comics and Films, Asian comics, and evolution and growth of
Comics… for the proposed international conference which will be held on
14th and 15th of March 2009 at Thrissur, Kerala, India. Internationally
acknowledged Comic Artists, Cartoonists, Graphic novelists and
academicians will take part in various sessions of the conference.
Last date of submission of abstract: December 31
Last date of submission of completed papers: February 15
Abstracts can be send to gokul_at_cpracsis.org or director_at_cpracsis.org
For further details, kindly visit the cpracsis.org website.

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