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132. Black Studies and Comics

Saturday, 3 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Back Bay D, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Comics and Graphic Narratives

Presiding: Qiana Joelle Whitted, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia

1. "(In)Visible Bodies: Rewriting the Politics of Passing in Incognegro, a Graphic Mystery by Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece," Christophe Dony, Univ. of Li├Ęge

2. "Birth of an Imperium: Tragedy, Comedy, and the Graphic Representation of African American History," Jonathan W. Gray, John Jay Coll. of Criminal Justice, City Univ. of New York

3. "A Work of Its Time and a Timeless Work: The Spirit, Ebony White, and Will Eisner's Legacy," Andrew James Kunka, Univ. of South Carolina, Sumter

For abstracts, visit graphicnarratives.org after 1 Dec.


Subject:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

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