graphic novels

CFP: Comics sessions at the Northeast MLA in Pittsburgh (Deadline: September 30, 2017)

Updated September 18, 2017

Each year, the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) organizes numerous sessions on topics related to the research and teaching of comics, graphic novels, and other visual texts. The 49th annual convention will take place April 12 to 15, 2018, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and abstracts are due online by September 30, 2017.

Below is a list of some sessions related to comics. Each link takes you directly to the web page to submit your abstracts. To submit, you will need a free NeMLA CFP List account at

For questions about specific sessions, please click the session’s link below for the session’s chairs. For general questions about submitting abstracts or the 49th annual convention, please email

CFP: Comics Read But Seldom Seen–Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media

The University of Florida is hosting an exciting conference on representations of diversity in comics, graphic novels, and related media. Please consider submitting proposals by January 1, 2015—and please forward this CFP to anyone who you think would be interested.

[CFP] 2015 UF Comics Conference

Comics Read But Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media.

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, “Comics Read But Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media.” The conference will be held from Friday, April 10th, 2015 to Sunday, April 12th, 2015.  Proposals are due January 1st, 2015.

Proposals should be between 200 and 300 words. All proposals should be submitted to Najwa Al-Tabaa at