3rd Global Conference: Visual Literacies: Exploring Critical Issues

Venue: Oxford

Location: Oxford, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jul 14, 2009 End Date/Time: Jul 14, 2009
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3rd Global Conference Visual Literacies: Exploring Critical Issues Tuesday 14th July - Thursday 16th July 2009 Mansfield College, Oxford Call for Papers This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore issues surrounding visual literacy in regard to theory and praxis. Perspectives are sought from those engaged in the fields of education, visual arts, fine arts, literature, philosophy, psychology, critical theory and theology. These disciplines are indicative only as papers are welcomed from any area, profession and vocation in which visual literacy plays a part. Papers, reports, work-in-progress and workshops are invited on issues related to any of the following themes; * the concept and tools of visual literacy * pre-school children and visual literacy * visual literacy and cultural identity * interpreting elements and examples of visual literacy * visual literacy as therapy * the liminal elements and facets of visual literacy * social and cultural reactions to visual literacy * visual literacy in literature * visual literacy in television and film * visual literacy and th