Stan Lee, "Spider-Man!" Amazing Fantasy No. 15 (Sept. 1962)

Monday, December 29, 2014

CFP Comics & Graphic Narrative Circle at ALA 2015 (1/20/15; ALA Boston 5/21-24/15)

I can't get the formatting of this to work in Blogger. See link to PDF. 

Comics & Graphic Narrative Circle at ALA 2015
Proposals by 1/20/15


CFP Visual Culture and Ethnic American Periodicals (12/27/14; ALA Boston 5/21-24/15)

Two quick CFPs for today. More to follow as time allows

CFP: Visual Culture and Ethnic American Periodicals

The Research Society for American Periodicals invites submissions on “Visual Culture
and Ethnic American Periodicals” for the American Literature Association conference, May
21-24, 2015 in Boston, MA.

This panel considers how African American, Asian and Pacific American, Latino/a, and Native American periodicals engage visual culture, including by publishing comics, cartoons, illustrations, and photographs. Papers that focus on the history or production of periodical art or illustrated periodicals are especially welcome. Possible topics may include, but are not limited to, the relationship between text and image; collaborations between editors or writers and visual artists; staff and contributing artists; comic strips, cartoon series, or cover art; periodical layout and visual design; and art criticism in ethnic American periodicals.

Papers may focus on any US historical period. Please submit a 300-word abstract and a 1- to 2-page c.v. by December 27, 2014 to Andreá Williams (Ohio State University) at andrea.williams.osu@gmail.com. Please use the subject line “RSAP/ALA proposal.”