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CFP: Creating Comics, Creative Comics Symposium (University of South Wales, Cardiff)

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CFP: Creating Comics, Creative Comics Symposium (University of South Wales, Cardiff)

April 25, 2018

Creating Comics, Creative Comics

Please Note: the deadline for this CFP has been extended until 25nd April 2018.

University of South Wales: Cardiff (Friday 01.06.2018) USW Cardiff: Comics Symposium 2018, Call For Papers

Key Note from Dr. Julia Round, Bournemouth University: ‘Anonymous Authors, Invisible Illustrators, and Collaborative Creation: Misty and British Girls’ Comics’

The First USW Cardiff: Comics Symposium is interested in creator’s perspectives. It will explore comics and creativity and papers are invited which examine the practice of creating comics, and the particulars of storytelling in comics.

Does changing a panel, change the story? How might a medium’s materiality affect its construction and reception? Pudovkin stated that “In order to write a scenario suitable for filming, one must know the methods by which the spectator can be influenced from the screen.” (Pudovkin, 1949, p. 1), and referring to adaption Weaver suggests this is, “the act of translating a story from one medium to another. To do so, you must be cognizant of the needs and storytelling techniques of each medium.” (Weaver 2012: 83. Added emphasis).

Papers are invited to discuss:

Storytelling through comics

Creating comics

Comic form and Comics content

Scriptwriting for comics

Words to Image

Words and Pictures

Analogue and digital forms

Comics and Transmedia

Practice as Research

Teaching through Comics

Pedagogy and Comics



Proposals for twenty minute presentations are invited. Please send abstracts of 300 words to cardiffcomicssymposium2018@southwales.ac.uk by 25th April 2018.

In association with Cardiff Independent Comics Expo.


April 25, 2018
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