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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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News Editor: Simon Turner (comicsforum.newsreview@gmail.com)

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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Posted by on 2020/02/16 in General

 

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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)

UK

Research

The University of East Anglia is hosting the Comics Studies Research Seminar series in 2020. The events are free and open to the public. Link (English, ST)

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News Editor: Simon Turner (comicsforum.newsreview@gmail.com)

Correspondents: Martin de la Iglesia (MdlI, Austria and German), Eszter Szép (ES, Hungary) and Simon Turner (ST, UK)

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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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Posted by on 2020/01/08 in General

 

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The Trimonthly ComFor Update for January 2020

by Robin-M. Aust

There is an old, often used Lovecraftian saying: “That is not dead which can eternal lie, and with strange aeons even death may die”. Well, the ComFor Update is certainly neither dead nor has the ComFor been caught up in eternal slumber. Instead, the past few months have been busy and eventful, both for the Gesellschaft für Comicforschung as well as for German comics scholarship in general: the fall semester has started at German universities and the summer break has been filled to the brim with conferences and workshops, proceedings are to be written and read, research groups have been founded, announcements are to be made. That’s why a little bit more time than usual has passed since Lukas’s last update and why we decided to switch things up a bit: instead of a bi-monthly rhythm, we will adopt a trimonthly schedule from now on—which also gives us the opportunity to present you with an even more information-packed column.

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Posted by on 2020/01/04 in ComFor Updates

 

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