Comics as Scholarship: Digital Humanities Quarterly Special Issue

Edited by Anastasia Salter and Roger Whitson

Full Text Version of the CFP

We seek a series of articles in the form of sequential art (digital, interactive or traditional) from a variety of critical and disciplinary perspectives that may address one or more of the following questions:

Timeline and Submission Guidelines

January 1st, 2013 -- Abstracts due! Submit a 300-500 words abstract to asalter - at - ubalt.edu and roger.whitson - at - wsu.edu. Your summary should include your intended medium and any technical requirements to display your work (server-side technology, HTML5 or Javascript, Flash, etc.). Feel free to contact us in advance with ideas and review the guidelines for interactive submissions at Digital Humanities Quarterly.

May 1st, 2013 -- Peer review ready submissions due, including:

Finished versions of accepted works will be requested based on the peer review timeline for DHQ

About the Editors

Anastasia Salter is an assistant professor of Science, Information Arts and Technologies at the University of Baltimore. Her primary research focuses on digital narratives and electronic literature as storytelling is transformed and remediated by emerging technologies. She holds a Doctorate in Communications Design from the University of Baltimore and a MFA in Children's Literature from Hollins University. She writes about technology and pedagogy for ProfHacker, a group blog hosted by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Roger Whitson is an assistant professor of 19th Century British and Anglophone Literature at Washington State University. He is coauthor of William Blake and the Digital Humanities: Collaboration, Creativity, and Social Media, forthcoming from Routledge at the end of 2012. He graduated in 2008 with a Ph.D. in English at the University of Florida and held a Brittain Fellowship at the Georgia Institute of Technology and an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at Emory University's Digital Scholarship Commons (DiSC).

Illustrated CFP by Anastasia Salter; Banner by Roger Whitson. Please redistribute freely!