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303. Graphic Lives in Wartime

Sunday, 4 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., The Fens, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing and the Discussion Group on Comics and Graphic Narratives

Presiding: Linda Haverty Rugg, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Joseph Witek, Stetson Univ.

1. "Joe Sacco on Joe Sacco," Julia Watson, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

2. "Ethical Obligation in the Wartime Graphic Memoir: Theorizing the Face in Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis," Joseph Darda, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

3. "Atomic Bomb Manga," Hillary L. Chute, Univ. of Chicago

4. "Views from Nowhere: Journalistic Detachment in Joe Sacco's Palestine," Marc Singer, Howard Univ.

For abstracts, write to rugg@berkeley.edu.


Subject:

  • General Literature – Nonfictional Prose

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