Power to Empowerment: Critical Literacy in Visual Culture
June 6-7, 2008
Papers are solicited for an international conference examining visual literacy as it is shaped by and shapes private and public identity and subjectivity through social institutions and forces including education, politics, technology, media, commerce, the environment and society. Themes or topics for papers may include but are not limited to the economics of visual culture, constructing the visual landscape, brands and users, ethnographies of visual culture, the charge of education to superintend visual literacy, visual literacy and power and visual illiteracy.
250-500 word abstracts are sought for 15-20 minute presentations. The extended deadline to receive abstracts is February 29, 2008. Acceptance notifications will be sent by March 30, 2008.
Please send your abstract as a word-document to Keith Owens, Assistant Professor, Communication Design, College of Visual Arts & Design, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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