A Call for Papers for Comics Up Close – New Perspectives in Comic Art, the opening event of Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 in October, has just been announced by the team from ReOPeN, Lancaster University’s graphic novels and… Read More ›
Comics Education News
Earlier this year we revealed the University of East Anglia was initiating a Master’s in Comic Studies, and full details about the course has just been announced.
Some stipends have been made available for research at Exeter’s Bill Douglas Cinema Museum. They have several holdings of interest to comics scholars, including film tie-in comics dating back to 1910s, magic lantern slides, items relating to photographer Eadweard Muybridge…. Read More ›
The Oxford Comics Network has announced a new series of events, starting on the 7th May with “Early Holocaust Narratives in Comics”. Philip Smith of the University of The Bahamas seeks to examine representations of the death camps, particularly in… Read More ›
International Graphic Novel Conference to see launch of new Dementia-focused comic and Laydeez do Comics Manchester
Comics archivist and internationally-respected advocate of the form Paul Gravett is giving a Keynote Speech at the 2019 International Graphic Novel Conference at Manchester Metropolitan University in June. The Speech is just one of a number of pubic events that are part of a full day of public comic events that are part of the conference, including the launch of There’s No Bus Map for Dementia, a new mini-comic about dementia and a Your Life Stories as Comics workshop from members of Laydeez do Comics, as well as LDC’s first ever Manchester event.