CFP: Graphic Justice Discussions 2018—Brooklyn, NY

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The Graphic Justice Research Allaiance (GJRA) invites submissions for its 2018 annual conference, to be held on October 20, 2018 in Brooklyn, NY:

Papers may examine themes such as:

  • Human rights discourse and visual representation
  • Depictions of criminality and policing in comics
  • Justice v Law in comics
  • Vigilante justice in visual narratives
  • Gender, violence, and representation
  • Impact of comics cultures on social policy
  • Comics online and social activism
  • Social justice and visual storytelling
  • Utopian and dystopian worlds and their relationship with the law
  • The ‘laws’ of comics production–aesthetics & intellectual property
  • Historical depictions of the law in visual documents

Abstracts of 250 words should be sent to Nickie Phillips (nphillips[at] by July 10, 2018. For more information, please see the call for papers.

About the author

Reference & Faculty Services Librarian, Temple University School of Law