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.
Are you a graphic novelist? What do you need to flourish professionally? Mentoring? Money? A space to write? Multidisciplinary workshops? Networking opportunities? Then you might just want to complete the UK Writers Survey, a project initiated by the Royal Society of Literature.
The British Library is collaborating with university partners to award PhD funding for four new doctoral research projects, starting in October 2019, two on digital comics. As we previously reported, the projects will be co-supervised by the British Library, offering… Read More ›
The University of East Anglia, near Norwich, will launch a Master of Arts program in Comics Studies in September 2020 – the first in the world. “Comics have never been more popular, and never more important,” an announcement reads. “Our… Read More ›
Newcastle University is to be the venue for a free Comics & Research: Applied Comics Network event next month. Speakers will be Lydia Wysocki (School of Education Communication and Language Sciences, Newcastle University), archaeological illustrator John Swogger, Florence Okoye (of… Read More ›