Call for Papers: Transitions 8 – New Directions in Comics Studies 2018
After a year’s hiatus, academics have announced a call for papers for the interdisciplinary Transitions 2018 symposium, taking place at Birkbeck College, London, on Saturday 10th November 2018.
Originally convened by PhD students in 2010, Transitions at Birkbeck College is a platform for emerging research that is free to attend and participate in.
This event is focused towards postgraduate and early career speakers, and usually draws a diverse crowd of both new and more established researchers, as well as creators, aficionados and other interested parties. The team’s aim is to build connections between comics scholars working in diverse academic departments and contexts, to provide a platform for productive debate, and to create a space from which further collaborations can emerge.
The key note speaker will be Dr Maggie Gray of Kingston University, London, author of Alan Moore, Out from the Underground: Cartooning, Performance, and Dissent (Palgrave 2017), with
Professor Roger Sabin of the University of the Arts London as Respondent.
Rather than adopting a narrow theme, the… read more