[UPDATE] Page 23 LitCon

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Page 23 LitCon

We are still accepting submissions for the Page 23 LitCon, part of the Denver Comic Con. The new deadline for proposals is February 27, 2015.

Call for Papers, Panels, and Presentations

Page 23 LitCon
May 22-25, 2015

500 word abstracts for papers, panels, and roundtables, offering a critical approach on comics are being accepted for a scholarly conference at
DENVER COMIC CON

DENVER, CO May 22-25, 2015

The standard length of a comic book is 22 pages. What comes next? Page 23. Through Page 23's LitCon (formerly ROMOCOCO), comics scholars establish comic books and graphic novels as important, canonical texts that echo far beyond their final panels. Teaching comics, creating academic analyses, publishing the work of fellow comics scholars - this isn't a revolution; it's just what's next.

We seek abstracts from all disciplinary and theoretical perspectives related to not only comics and graphic novels, but also gaming, television and film, anime, action figure studies—any pop culture topic is welcome! We're also especially interested in panels centered on pop culture pedagogy, aimed at current teachers at all levels. Editorial, interdisciplinary, and creative proposals are also welcome, along with traditional academic papers. Multimedia equipment will be available to all presenters, and we encourage and prefer visually engaging presentations. Page 23 LitCon has no registration fee and acceptance includes a three-day pass to Denver Comic Con.

Proposals due February 27, 2015

Email abstracts and a brief personal statement to page23@denvercomiccon.com