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Last Call: Comics Get Medieval 2007 (April 2007; Boston)

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  • Michael Torregrossa
    Last call for the following panel. I need at least 1 more paper to complete the session. Michael ================== CALL FOR PAPERS SPECIAL SESSION OF THE
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      Last call for the following panel. I need at least 1 more paper to complete the session.

      Michael

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      CALL FOR PAPERS


      SPECIAL SESSION OF THE MEDIEVAL POPULAR CULTURE AREA


      THE COMICS GET MEDIEVAL 2007


      PROPOSALS DUE TO ORGANIZER BY 10/15/06




      Now in its fifth year, proposals are being accepted for inclusion at
      "The Comics Get Medieval 2007," a panel and roundtable to be jointly
      sponsored by the Comics & Comic Arts Area and the Medieval Popular
      Culture Area of the Popular Culture Association for the 2007 Popular
      Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
      Boston, Massachusetts, to be held from 4-7 April 2007, at the Boston
      Marriott Copley Place.



      We welcome papers on the following topics for inclusion in a series of
      panels and/or roundtables. Completed papers should be delivered in
      15-20 minutes. All proposals will also be considered for an essay
      collection to be co-edited by panel organizers, Michael A. Torregrossa
      and Jason W. Tondro.



      **Any aspect of comics (comic strips, comics books, graphic novels,
      panel cartoons, manga, comics to film/film to comics, etc.) featuring
      medieval themes


      **Presentations by creators of medieval-themed comics


      **Reading medieval artifacts (tapestries, architecture, manuscript
      illumination, etc.) as sequential pictorial narratives ( i.e.
      "proto-comics")


      **Teaching the Middle Ages through the comics medium



      In addition, a select list of potential topics and a bibliographic
      guide to medieval comics appears as part of THE MEDIEVAL COMICS
      PROJECT available at <http://MedievalComicsProject.org>.



      Please submit full contact information (name, address, phone/cell, and
      email), titles, and abstracts of 200-250 words to panel organizers by
      15 October 2006. We will forward them to the respective area chairs.
      Address all inquiries and proposals to the organizers at the following
      address:


      Michael A. Torregrossa
      34 Second Street
      Smithfield, RI 02917 -3627
      Michael.A.Torregrossa_at_gmail.com
      http://Michael-A-Torregrossa.com



      PLEASE NOTE: Membership in the PCA is required for participation;
      details will be sent from the area chair with letters of acceptance or
      visit their website at < http://www.popularculture.org>.



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