CFP: International Visual Literacy Association Virtual Conference

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Call for Papers
November 5, 2021
United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Digital Humanities, Fine Arts, Humanities, Teaching and Learning


We invite you to submit a proposal for the 53rd Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association

November 4 to 6, 2021

Hosted by the University of Toledo and the Toledo Museum of Art

The conference theme is Seeing Across Disciplines: Visual Literacy and Education. The conference will bring together different theoretical viewpoints and practices on visual literacy, joining scholars, students, and practitioners from all over the world in an interesting exchange of ideas. The conference is open to contributions on new theoretical insights, media, innovative practices, and methodologies on assessment and evaluation. The conference takes place virtually through ZOOM. Paper presentations, panel sessions, workshops, and Pecha Kucha are invited.
Please use this link for more information and to submit your proposal.


Presentation Types

Paper Presentation (20 or 40 minutes)

A 20-minute presentation or a 40-minute presentation, followed by 5 minutes for questions, comments, and discussion.

Panel Session (40 minutes)

Discussion panels are for a specific issue by a group of practitioners, and/or researchers.  They are guided by a chairperson, involving three to five panelists with different positions in the topic.

Workshop/Demonstration (60 or 90 minutes)

A hands-on, interactive opportunity for professional development in a teaching and learning topic or a relevant method.

Pecha Kucha (7 minutes)

Presenters show 20 slides, 20 seconds each. A dynamic and concise way to make a powerful statement.


Conference Proposal Submissions and Deadline

Proposals should be submitted as a long abstract (250 to 500 words), which will be assessed via a peer-reviewed process. You can use the proposal submission form below as a guideline before entering all your information in the submission form which will be open soon. Make sure all necessary information is included in your proposal.  The proposals should be submitted electronically by August 9, 2021.

Contact Info: 

Michelle Wendt

IVLA President
Technology Integration Specialist & Adjunct Instructor Stockton University