Registration is now closed.
Thursday, September 24
- Warbringers and Saviors: Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel in the 2010s
- Babes at Arms: From Firing-Pin Ups to Bombshells
- Protecting People and Country and Serving Doom Above All Else: Alternate Reality and Military Femininity in Captain Marvel & the Carol Corps
Patricia F. Anderson
- Critical Librarianship and the Right of Just Access to Graphic Medicine Discovery
- Superhero Fiction for Real-Life Health Discourse
- Art Therapy Comics: Comics in Online Art Therapy with Pakistani Adolescents
- From Cosmic Treadmills to Quantum Owlships: Jumping Realities in Superhero Comics
- Will The Real Steve Rogers Please Stand Up?: Conflicting Nationalist Narratives in Captain America Comics
- Human 2.0: Technological Adaptation and Spiritual Transformation in Upgrade Soul and Altered States
- Cardcaptor Sakura and the History of the Book – A Digital Exhibition
- Academic Library Outreach with Comics and Graphic Novels
- The Gender Politics of Labour and Lace in Kate Evans’ Threads: From the Refugee Crisis (2017)
- Gender Representation in Superhero Comics Descriptions
- Good, Bad, and Technology: Analyzing the Philosophical Problems of Marvel’s Ironheart
- Popping out of the pages of comic books: Cyberfeminism and Transmedia storytelling in Indian graphic narratives
- Layered Adaptation and Warped Nostalgia in Francophone Translations of the Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels
Join us for a conversation with comics artist John Jennings and author Damian Duffy about their adaptation of Octavia Butler's masterpiece Parable of the Sower. Facilitated by DoMonique Arnold, Uni High School Librarian with the University Laboratory High School at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. All are welcome. Separate (free) registration required.
Join us for a conversation with comics artist Archie Bongiovanni, author of Grease Bats and A Quick and Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns. Facilitated by Spencer D. C. Keralis, Founder and Executive Director of Digital Frontiers. All are welcome. Separate (free) registration required.
Registration is now closed.Registration closes Tuesday, September 22.
Friday, September 25
Anna F. Peppard, Monica Geraffo, & Nicholas E. Miller
- A Powerful Forum: The National Social Welfare Assembly Comics Project
- Managing the Idea Factory: Stan Lee and the "Marvel Method"
- On the Air with Archie Andrews: The Gregariously ‘Gringo’ Gags, Gals, and Gang Comedies of Teen Humor Comics and American Radio Drama
- “#WelcomeToSlumberland: Documenting Transactional Experiences with the Little Nemo Comics Strips, 1905-1914; 1924-1927
- Print is Dead, Long Live Print! Are Digital Comics Killing the Print Industry?
- Backwards Compatibility: Formal Regression When Comics Shift From Digital Conception to Print
- Pilfering Quark: A Media Archaeology of DIY Queer Comics and Desktop Publishing
- Comics Composition and the Matter of Making
- Collection as Data: Creating the North America Dataset
- Critical Making as an Entry Point to Sustained Interaction with the Comics Archive
- Towards a Comics OER’: Comics Studies, Open Electronic Resources, and the MSU Comic Art Collection
- Interdisciplinary, Multilingual, and Multimodal Interrogations in the MSU Graphic Narratives Network
- “A Certain Urban Ghetto”: Representing Detroit in DC Comics
- How to Draw a White Black Man: Rendering Race as Violence in Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece’s Incognegro
- From Bare Life to Artificial Life: Posthumanist Afrofuturism in Victor LaValle’s DESTROYER
Join Samantha Langsdale in conversation with scholars and comics artists Joanna Davis-McElligatt, Enrica Jang, and Krista S. Gehring.