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Call for Abstracts: Design Incubation Colloquium 5.1 at DePaul University

April 28, 2018

#DI2018oct will be held at DePaul University, College of Computing and Digital Media on Saturday, October 27, 2018 and is hosted by current VCFA MFA in GD student and DePaul University Design Professor, Heather Snyder Quinn.

Join Heather in Chicago this October for an inspiring day of design talks. Design Incubation hosts 4 public colloquia per academic year at various design institutions. This is an opportunity for communication design academics, professional designers and graduate students to present research, creative projects and practice, and receive feedback from peers. Titles, abstracts, and presenter’s names are published and archived on the Design Incubation website for reference.

Presenters are design faculty, graduate students and practicing designers. Remote presentations via Skype/Google Hangouts are welcome. Presentations are limited to six minutes preferably Pecha Kucha-style.

We invite proposals on topics relevant to communication design research. We seek the presentation of unique, groundbreaking, significant creative work, practice of design, case studies, contemporary practice and the academic and scholarly review of creative projects. We also consider new approaches to design education and pedagogy.

Abstract are accepted and peer reviewed on a rolling basis. So submit early to be added to a scheduled colloquium.

Submit an abstract of 300 words along with title, category (design research, teaching, or service), keywords, name and affiliation. Once received, the abstract will be sent to peers for review and feedback.

Colloquium 5.1: DePaul University, Call for Submissions