The Sabin Award

Published on 2020-06-29T09:20:05Z (GMT) by IGNCC Admin
<div><div>A recorded conversation with Shromona Das, whose paper ‘The Perfect Victim: Reading Victimhood in Rape Narratives of Indian Comics,’ presented at the 10th International Graphic Novels and Comics Conference in Manchester was selected for the Sabin Award 2019.</div><div><br></div></div><div>The Sabin Award for Comics Scholarship is awarded annually<br></div><div>to the best paper presented by a postgraduate student at the IGNCC</div><div>conference. This is intended to recognise and encourage comics</div><div>researchers at an early stage in their career and to honour Professor</div><div>Roger Sabin’s dedication to furthering the cause of comics study.</div><div>It’s open to any student delegate registered on a postgraduate degree</div><div>and will be judged anonymously by a voluntary committee.</div><div>We would like to invite any delegate not eligible for the award</div><div>to join this committee – please do contact the email address below</div><div>if you would like to take part in the judging.</div><div>The award process is intended to be completely transparent and</div><div>submissions will be judged against the following criteria:</div><div>- originality and innovation of content</div><div>- clarity of structure and argument</div><div>- appropriate theoretical or methodological framework</div><div>Each paper will be marked out of ten in each category to produce</div><div>a shortlist. The judging committee will then agree on the best paper.</div><div>Entrants should submit their abstract and paper in a single</div><div>anonymised written document with a maximum word-count of</div><div>4,000 words (excluding references). This can include images if</div><div>desired. Please use any standard referencing system.</div><div>After the conference, please email your entry to thesabinaward@gmail.</div><div>com before the deadline of 1 October. Please also direct any queries to</div><div>this address. The winner will be announced at the start of the following</div><div>year. They will receive a certificate, free registration for the next IGNCC,</div><div>a free personal subscription to the journals, and a small prize.</div>

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Admin, IGNCC (2020): The Sabin Award. University of the Arts London. Collection. https://doi.org/10.25441/arts.c.5043293