August 19, 2019

Reminder: CFP for 2019 Graphic Justice Discussions: "Drawing the Human: Law, Comics, Justice" @LexComica


2019 Graphic Justice Discussions – “Drawing the Human: Law, Comics, Justice”
28-29 November 2019, USC, Queensland, Australia

The 2019 conference of the Graphic Justice Research Alliance will be hosted by the USC School of Law and Criminology, University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia. The conference explores the theme Drawing the Human: Law, Comics, Justice and will run on the 28th and 29th November 2019.

The conference seeks to examine the role of comics, graphic novels and graphic art in constituting as well as critiquing law, rights and justice as they relate to and extend beyond the human. Proposals for papers and panels are welcome from academics, postgraduate students and artists from across a range of disciplines including law, criminology and justice, comics studies, visual and cultural studies and the humanities.

In addition, we are delighted to announce our confirmed keynotes:
  • Dr Sonja Schillings, who will be speaking on Conditioning the Law: Nature and Nuclear Energy in the Comic Form
  • Associate Professor Neal Curtis, who will be speaking on Redrawing the Lines: Superheroes as Law and Myth

Please see the attached call for papers which closes on the 31st of August.

In addition, you can find more details at our conference website here.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Sunshine Coast in November.


Timothy Peters, Dale Mitchell & Ashley Pearson
Conference Hosts – Drawing the Human: Law, Comics, Justice

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