annual meeting 2016
at Toronto Comic Arts Festival
Toronto Reference Library, Toronto, Canada
May 12-13, 2016
The annual conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Comics invites proposals for papers on any and all aspects of comics, graphic narrative, picture books, and textual-visual arts. Special panels are also planned on the gains of comics scholarship and criticism over the past 20 years.
The conference will be held in collaboration with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, a major international exhibition of independent comics artists and small publishers partnered with the Toronto Reference Library, May 12-15, 2016. The CSSC portion will be held once again on the Thursday and Friday (12,13). Proposals from academics and independent scholars in all fields are welcome.
Please submit a proposed paper title and 200 word abstract, along with a brief 30-50 word biography and contact information, to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 18, 2015.