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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)
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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