Call for Proposals: Comics & Popular Arts Academic Conference at Dragon*Con
## Call for Participation / Call for Abstracts
Please submit a proposal that engages in substantial scholarly examinations of comic books, manga, graphic novels, anime, science/speculative fiction, fantasy, or other parts of popular culture. A broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives is being sought, including literary and art criticism, philosophy, linguistics, history, and communication. Proposals may range from discussions of the nature of the comics medium, analyses of particular works and authors, discussions of the visual language of comics and manga, comics and pop culture in the classroom, cross-cultural and cross-medium comparisons, and more. CPAAC is open to any topics relevant to the study of comics and the popular arts.
Submission instructions: We seek 100-200 word abstracts for a variety of proposal formats. Please submit *at most* 1 proposal for an individual oral presentation or poster AND *at most* 1 proposal for a group panel, roundtable, workshop, or book session.
DEADLINE: April 20, 2013
Submit your proposals by filling out the form at: http://thehangedman.com/cpac
More information, including programs and topics from previous years can be found at http://thehangedman.com/cpac
Send any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Participants must register for the Dragon*Con convention. Applications can be made for “ATENDING PROFESSIONAL” status, but conference of said status IS NOT GUARANTEED. The longer you wait, the higher the ticket price will be if you don’t get the status.
Membership information can be found here:
ATENDING PROFESSIONAL status information can be found here:
Conference Coordinator: Matthew J. Brown, UT Dallas Conference Co-coordinator: R. Scott Nokes, Troy University Programming Chair: Damien Williams, Kennesaw State and Oglethorpe
Program Committee: * Robin L. Zebrowski, Beloit College * Vickie Willis, Georgia State University * Stephanie Noell, University of Texas at Arlington