Friday, March 06, 2020

Call for proposals: International Visual Literacy Association conference @VisualLiteracyA

Proposal are invited for the 52nd Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA), which runs September 24 to 27, 2020, in Toledo, Ohio, USA. The conference theme is Seeing Across Disciplines: Visual Literacy and Education. "The conference will bring together different theoretical viewpoints and practices on visual literacy, joining scholars, students, and practitioners from all over the world in an interesting exchange of ideas. The conference is open to contributions on new theoretical insights, media, innovative practices, and methodologies on assessment and evaluation. .... Paper presentations (20 mins), round tables, panel sessions (40 mins), poster sessions and Pecha Kucha (7 minutes) are invited." The deadline is 1 April 2020.
"The IVLA will award several IVLA conference scholarships in 2020 to enable students who lack financial support to have an opportunity to attend the conference. The IVLA will select applicants who are enrolled at a college or university. Individual scholarships will include IVLA membership for two years. Please note that awarded amounts my vary significantly based upon the travel needs of applicants. One of the awards is reserved for a student from a traditionally under-represented group."
The call for papers is at
The application form for the scholarships is at
Photo taken by Sheila Webber in the 3D virtual world, Second Life, 2019

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