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News Review February 2020

Europe

Germany

Research

The editors of Transdisciplinary Comics Studies / Comicforschung transdisziplinär, a new book series published by De Gruyter, have issued a Call for Contributions (monographs / collections; German / English). Link (04/02/2020, MdlI, German)

The current issue of Frontiers of Narrative Studies contains papers from the 2018 Tübingen Winter School “De/Recontextualizing Characters: Media Convergence and Pre-/Meta-Narrative Character Circulation”. Link (06/02/2020, MdlI, German)

There is a Call for Papers for a colloquium on religion and superheroes in Mülheim a. d. Ruhr on the 6th and 7th June 2020; the deadline for abstracts is the 31st March. Link (08/02/2020, MdlI, German)

There is a Call for Papers for a one-day symposium on diversity in animation, games, comics and illustration in Stuttgart on the 6th May 2020; the deadline for abstracts is the 23rd March. Link (19/02/2020, MdlI, English)

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Correspondents: Martin de la Iglesia (MdlI, Germany)

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News Review January 2020

Europe

Germany

Research

Issue #6 of Closure has been published. Link (23/01/2020, MdlI, German)

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Correspondents: Martin de la Iglesia (MdlI, Germany)

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CFP: First Conference of the ICLA Research Committee on Literatures/Arts/Media (CLAM)

Transcodification: Literatures – Arts – Media

Department of Humanities – Excellence Program 2018-2022
July 1-3, 2020 – University of L’Aquila

Call for Papers

 

+++ Deadline extended until February 23, 2020 +++

 
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News Review December 2019

Europe

Austria

Culture

The Austrian Society for Comic Research and Promotion (OeGeC) has launched “ComicMonday”, a discussion event series. Link (09/12/2019, German, MdlI)

Germany

Research

There is a Call for Papers for a workshop on “Image Sequencing in Periodicals – Comics, Photojournalism, Cinéroman, and Illustrated Film Periodicals” in Bochum on the 12th and 13th June 2020; the deadline for abstracts is the 31st January. Link (13/12/2019, English, MdlI)

The 2020 edition of the yearbook Deutsche Comicforschung has been published. Link (20/12/2019, German, MdlI)

Hungary

Culture

In 2019 more comics have been published in Hungarian than ever before. This means 426 new publications, out of which 264 were originally printed in the USA and 78 are made by Hungarian authors. This statistics does not include reprints: in 2019 both Persepolis and Maus were reprinted. (ES)

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Correspondents: Martin de la Iglesia (MdlI, Austria and German) and Eszter Szép (ES, Hungary).

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Program: Fluid Images — Fluid Text: Comics’ Mobility Across Time, Space and Artistic Media

The conference Fluid Images — Fluid Text: Comics’ Mobility Across Time, Space and Artistic Media (23 – 24 January 2020) is announced on the website of Cardiff University as follows:

This two-day interdisciplinary conference will explore the mobility of comics and graphic novels along three axes: time, space, and media. It is sponsored by the Institution of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), University Council of Modern Languages (UCML) and Cardiff University’s School of Modern Languages.

The conference program is now available for download here. Please note that registration closes on Thursday 9 January 2020.

 
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