Society for Animation Studies 33rd Annual Conference (26 June-3 July 2022, Teesside University)

The theme of the Society for Animation Studies 33rd Annual Conference is 'Animation unlocked' and will celebrate all aspects of the animated. The pandemic has required us to stop and consider, as well as innovate and isolate, as we start to reanimate our everyday lives and Teesside University hopes to gather together animation scholars and practitioners from around the world in celebration of all...

Maureen Furniss Award for Best Student Paper on Animated Media

The Society for Animation Studies is now accepting submissions for the Maureen Furniss Award for Best Student Paper on Animated Media Entries must be previously unpublished academic papers – completed in 2020 – that contribute to the field of animation studies, broadly defined. The winning paper will be published in Animation Studies, the Society for Animation Studies’ peer-reviewed online ...

Society for Animation Studies 32nd Annual Conference (Online conference, June 14-18, 2021)

Call for Papers/Panels Online Conference, June 14-18, 2021 *Applicants whose proposals were accepted for the 2020 conference see below* PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 1, 2021 After postponing its 2020 conference, the Society for Animation Studies is pleased to invite panel and paper proposals for its 32nd annual conference. The conference organizing team has been closely monitoring the COV...

Announcing the 2020 Maureen Furniss Award Recipients

The Society for Animation Studies is happy to announce that the recipient of this year's Maureen Furniss Award for Best Student Paper on Animated Media is Brittany Bailey, Arts University Bournemouth, for “Can Video Games Make us More Ethically Informed?” - a piece that is both fabulous and our first video game-themed winner! The selection committee has also awarded Honorable Mentions to the ...