CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, "Framing Lives"
Call for Papers Date:
The editors of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, in collaboration with Guest Editor Paul Arthur of the Australian National University, invite submissions for a special illustrated issue that grows from the 2012 IABA conference, "Framing Lives."
All submitted essays should have a relevant theoretical framework and participate in contemporary conversations within the field of auto/biography studies. The editors welcome essays that explore visual narratives in diverse forms, including, but not limited to, the following
Visual culture and visual rhetorics
Drawn, painted, photographed, sculpted, and stitched narratives
Graphic novels, artist books, illustration, and illustrated narratives
The praxis of image and narrative
Televised, filmed, and digitized life narratives
Web 2.0, websites, blogs, RPGs, Social networking sites, and other forms of new media
Archives, archival work, and digital archives
Museum studies, exhibitions, and the ethics of exhibiting
Performance, performing, and performative narratives
Spectacle, the viewer, viewing, and the gaze
The Other and other-ing through visual representation
Visualizing Colonialism and Post-Colonialism
The racialization or gendering of visual narratives
The new spaces and places of autobiographical narratives
Essays not published in the special issue may be considered as general submissions to a/b.
For the complete CFP, please visit our website: https://abstudies.web.unc.edu/projects/
All inquires and submissions should be sent to Ricia Anne Chansky at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please attach submissions as word documents to your email.
Submissions will be accepted through March 15, 2013.
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