Society Of Animation Studies (SAS) Call For Papers

* Monday, October 22 Wednesday, October 24, 2001. Montreal, Canada.

Submission Deadline: August 15, 2001

The 13th Society of Animation Studies conference will take place in Montreal, Canada. This year, the theme of the conference is Animation, Economics and Politics. Abstracts for papers on this or other subjects may be submitted digitally to sas@niaf.nl by August 15, 2001. Papers should be no longer than 500 words. The paper selection committee includes: Peter Rist, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada; Mark Langer, Carleson University, Ottawa, Canada; and Michael Frierson, University of North Carolina, USA. The conference is timed to coincide with the Student Animation Film Festival (SAFO) scheduled October 18-21, 2001 in Ottawa, Canada. On October 18, 2001, SAFO will present a seminar on animation study programs. All SAS members are invited to participate. SAS is also seeking nominations from SAS members for the Norman McLaren-Evelyn Lambert Award for the "Best Scholarly Book on Animation." Books should have been published in 1999 or 2000 and can be in any language. The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2001. For more information visit: http://www.awn.com/sas/. For more information on SAFO 01, visit: http://www.awn.com/ottawa/safo01.

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