4th Global Conference on Visual Literacies

This interdisciplinary 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. Sessions/Issues related to any of the following themes are planned:

  • 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 the media
  • teaching visual literacy
  • visual literacy as deformed discourse
  • theology and visual literacy – use and/or abuse
  • teleology and visual literacy
  • the history of visual literacy

For further details about the conference, please visit: http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/at-the-interface/education/visual-literacies/call-for-papers/

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