June 3–4, 2020
- decolonizing comics criticism, teaching, and research
- works by and for Indigenous and/or racialized communities
- diversity in comics and graphic novels
- the politics of representation in comics journalism and social movement comics
- comics for social justice in professional practice (comics and education, graphic medicine, graphic justice, etc.)
Please submit a 500–750 word abstract, as well as a short summary of no more than 250 words suitable for a non-specialist or interdisciplinary audience, with contact information by January 15, 2020: click here to access the application form. All conference participants must be members of the CSSC/SCEBD and registered for both the CSSC/SCEBD conference and the Congress (see congress2020.ca).
As a member of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the CSSC/SCEBD is able to nominate one graduate student presenter for the new Congress Graduate Merit Award. If you are enrolled in a Master’s or doctoral program at a Canadian post-secondary institution, please indicate that you would like to be considered for this $500 prize on your submission.
About the CSSC/SCEBD
The CSSC/SCEBD is a national, bilingual scholarly association that promotes the academic study of comics. Founded in 2010, the CSSC/SCEBD is a venue for Canadian and international scholars to discuss all aspects of comics as an art form and cultural phenomenon.