(CLOSED) Call for Papers & Micro-Talks
The Society for Animation Studies (SAS) invites submissions for 20-minute conference presentations and/or 5-minute micro-talks* for its 25th Annual Conference, which will be held in Los Angeles, California at the School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, June 23th - 27th, 2013.
PREFERRED PRESENTATION TOPICS:
Animating the Intangible: The Animated Soul
DIY - Distribution/Streaming Animation on the web-YouTube, Vimeo, Blogs and Websites (Viral Animation)
Artifacts of Mobility - Residue of Mobile Technology
Environmental Wearable Animation
Large-scale Architectural Animation (Projection Mapping, LED Technologies etc.)
Animation Infiltration of other Art Forms (In Galleries and on Stages, Music, Dance, and Theater)
Virtual Reality, Real-Time, Immersive, Interactive, Experiential
Visualizing Science and Animation
Animation within Social Movements
Stereoscopy and Perception
Facial Gesture, Emotional Resonance through Animation and Cinema
Consciousness and Sound
Death, Time and Animation
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
Historical Devices in Contemporary Animation: (Stage Projections and other Optical Illusions)
Creating Worlds: Augmented Reality
Redefining Character Animation
Animation for Games and Embodied Performance
3D Printing from Animation and Sound - Virtual to Physical
Scale: Animating the Microscopic to the Gigantic
Experimental Motion Capture
The Animated Brain
Animation: Redefining Drawing
*Micro-talk: a timed PowerPoint or Keynote presentation that can include images, clips, and text to communicate a Redefining Animation conference topic in a mere five minutes. There will be no Q&A period for the micro-talks. Micro-talks are based on Pecha Kucha, a Japanese game-like presentation format in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each.
Please include with your individual submission the following:
An indication of whether you wish to present a 20-minute paper or a 5-minute micro-talk and the topic(s) you have selected from the list above.
Title and abstract of no more than 250 words (suitable for publication)
A brief biographical statement of no more than 150 words (suitable for publication) including research background.
Complete contact information, including name, institutional affiliation (if any), postal address, e-mail address and telephone number.
A high resolution head shot photo of yourself (suitable for print publication). (Optional)
Evidence (such as a scanned image of your receipt) that you have joined or renewed your SAS membership for 2013.
Membership/renewal in the Society for Animation Studies for 2013 is mandatory for all conference attendees and presenters. SAS members gain access to the SAS Discussion Group on the SAS website, where conference-related details and updates are first posted. For more information on the Society, go to its webpage at http://www.animationstudies.org and/or contact the SAS treasurer, Robert Musburger, at email@example.com.
Late proposals and non-members of SAS at the time of submission will be given lower consideration. Papers not accepted for presentation will be considered for poster sessions during the conference. Poster sessions allow scholars to present their papers in print form and to respond to questions individually.