Upcoming events and calls for papers

The Visual Communication Studies Division is running a pre-conference event, ‘Visual Representation and Marginality: Opening New Conversations’, on 21 May 2020: to participate, see the full event information and Call For Papers. Submissions are due by 1 February 2020.

The division is also co-sponsoring a second pre-conference event on 21 May 2020, ‘Visual Politics: Image Production, Perception, and Influence’, organised with the Political Communication Division. To participate, see the call for papers. Submissions are due by 14 February 2020.

Nominations are now open for the Division’s inaugural Top Dissertation Award, for completed dissertations in visual communication from 2018 and 2019; nominations are due by 1 March 2020. Full details can be found here.

The 2020 ICA conference will be held on the Gold Coast in Australia, 21-25 May 2020. Conference submissions closed at the end of October 2019; acceptances and rejections were notified in January 2020, and information about the division program will be released closer to the conference dates.


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