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Dear colleagues,

Please find attached the Call for Proposals for a symposium on *Comics and
Feminism*, to be held at *Södertörn University, 19-21 February 2020*.
Hosted by the English Department at Södertörn University, the symposium is
a collaboration with the Nordic Summer University Study Circle, "Comics and
Society: Research, Art, and Cultural Politics" and is the third in their
series of six symposia.

The keynote speakers are *Elisabeth El Refaie* (Cardiff University) and*
Leena Romu* (Tampere University). The symposium will also feature a visit
to the *Serieteket* (comics library) in Stockholm, and an artist
roundtable, with the following participants: *Ingrīda Pičukāne *(Latvia), *H-P
Lehkonen* (Finland), *Sofia Olsson* (Sweden), *Moa Romanova* (Sweden). *Nina
Hemmingsson* (Sweden).

More information is available in the attached document and on the following
webpage:
http://nordic.university/study-circles/9-comics-society-research-art-cultural-politics/circle-9-winter-symposium-2020/

Please spread the call within your networks!

Questions can be sent to *Kristy Beer Fägersten* at [log in to unmask]

Hope to see some of you there!

Sincerely,

Biz

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*Dr. Elizabeth "Biz" Nijdam*  PhD (She, Her, Hers
<https://equity.ubc.ca/resources/gender-diversity/pronouns/>)
Assistant Professor of German Studies
Dept. of Central, Eastern, & Northern European Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueam
Traditional Territory
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