Animation at SWPACA2020

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Call for Papers
February 19, 2020 to February 22, 2020
New Mexico, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities

February 19-22, 2020 Hyatt Regency Hotel, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 

Deadline for Submissions December 10, 2019 


We welcome proposals that discuss a wide range of topics related to animation practice and theory. Possible topics include but are not restricted to: Popular, commercial and experimental animation; Optical toys, Animated adaptations, Documentary animation, non-fictional animation, Voice and sound in animation, Animation and therapy, Advertising, Animated Television series, Online animation, Animation for education, Animation and science, Animation in video games, Animation history, Animation and architecture, CGI and animated special effects, Anime, Animation and globalization 


Look for our section under the category: Film, Television, Music, and Visual Media and scroll down to “Animation Studies” Submissions Although the SWPACA website gives the date of October 30, 2019 for submission deadlines, we will keep accepting submissions until December 2019. Just let us know that your submission is on its way.


We encourage graduate students and first-time presenters to submit! Individual proposals for 15-minute presentations must include an abstract of approximately 200-500 words. Including a brief bio in the body of the proposal form is encouraged but not required. For information on how to submit a proposal for a roundtable or a multi-paper panel, please view the FAQs and Tips page 

Contact Info: 

Jorgelina orfila, Associate Professor in 20th and 21st century art history and critical theory at Texas Tech University

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