630. Comics, Bande Dessinée, Manga: For a Comparative Approach to the Study of Comics
Friday, 8 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 310, WSCC
A special session
Presiding: Catherine Labio, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
1. "'Aint I de Maine Guy in Dis Parade?': Sympathetic Immigrant Narratives and the Transnational Worker in Early American Comic Strips," Michael T. R. Demson, Sam Houston State Univ.
2. "Academic Fandom and the Other-ed Side in American Comic Book Studies," Shawna Kidman, Univ. of Southern California
3. "Masochistic Contracts, Bishōnen, and the Rejection of Futurity: How to Read Manga like a Victorian Woman," Anna Maria Jones, Univ. of Central Florida
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