Call for Papers: Typography Day 2016 – Typography and Education
Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, India
Event on February 25 – 27, 2016
Submission of abstracts by November 15, 2015
Typography Day is being organized for the ninth time from 25th to 27th February 2016 at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore in collaboration with the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) with support from India Design Association (InDeAs) and Aksharaya.
The theme for this year’s event is ‘Typography and Education’ http://www.typoday.in
Call for Papers
We invite a 500-800 word abstract (with examples) in three categories:
Concerns in ‘Typography and Education’ (Academic Research/Presentations)
Innovative educational applications of Typography (Case Studies)
Student projects in Learning of Typography Student Projects)
Main Typographic Issues for the conference: The Conference will focus on the following issues:
Experiments and Explorations in Education of Typography
Basics and Elements of Typography Design
Typography and Process of Learning
Typography Education with Multilingual Scripts
Typography Education in Native (Indigenous) Scripts
Education in Local Language Typography
Research Activities in Typography and Education
The abstract submission should include the following:
Title of the paper
Abstract of the paper
Three to four images of the work described
Author name, Designation, Organisation and contact details (including email)
Category of submission ( Academic / Industry / Student)
The total number of words including the title, keywords and the abstract should be a maximum of 800 words.
Paper and Presentation Details: The selection of abstract is through blind jury.
Selected papers will need to be orally presented by the author/s during the conference on 25th, 26th, 27th February 2016 at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore. The time duration for each of the paper presentations is 20/15/10 minutes followed by 5 minutes for discussion along with Q & A. The selected papers will be published during the time of the conference.
Formatting guidelines as well as a template for the full paper will be supplied along with the acceptance mail of the abstract.
Deadline for abstract submission: 15th November 2015
Declaration of accepted abstracts: 15th December 2015
Deadline for submission of full paper: 15th January 2016