Comics Arts Conference San Diego

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Call for Papers
February 1, 2020
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Communication, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International in San Diego, CA, from July 23-26, 2020.  We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars.  We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.

The CAC is designed to bring together comics scholars, professionals, critics, and historians to engage in discussion of the comics medium in a forum that includes the public.  Proposals are due February 1, 2020.  Please submit via our site or email submissions to

Contact Info: 

Dr. Kathleen McClancy, Primary Organizer and Chair