In the last couple of decades, comic books and graphic novels have become a part of academic discourse—either as university curricula, or emergent areas for research in humanities and social sciences; or as production sites of multiple art practices. As a result, we have seen several mainstream publishers coming to the fray, comics’ collectives being born, and graphic novels sharing shelf-space with bestsellers and popular titles. This symposium aims to take stock of the state of graphic storytelling in India.
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The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the Ohio State University invites abstracts and panel proposals on the topic of Fairies and the Fantastic. The submission deadline is October 31, 2018. In the Prologue to Chaucer’s Wife of Bath’s Tale, the narrator reminisces about a time when the land was full of fairies and the Elf Queen danced merrily on the green. In the centuries since Chaucer, fairies, far from disappearing, have lived on in the popular imagination and its creations. This conference is especially interested in Fairies and the Fantastic in
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The Local and the Global in American Studies