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Call for Papers: Comics Up Close – New Perspectives in Comic Art

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 comics pedagogy, research and engagement network. Comics Up Close, the opening event of Lakes InternationalContinue reading Call for Papers: Comics Up Close – New Perspectives in Comic Art

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Tracing the Great War: comics-inspired World War One teaching resource launches

A new World War One teaching resource has just been launched for 11 – 15 year-old students, based on the ambitious comic anthology Traces of the Great War. The online learning resources offer teachers of English, History and Humanities a framework to study aspects of the Great War and its legacy though narrative, discussion andContinue reading Tracing the Great War: comics-inspired World War One teaching resource launches

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Traces of the Great War tie-in education resource to get launch in Kendal

Hot on the heels of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival and the launch of the Traces of the Great War, the organisation, together with Lancaster University and their Educational Resources department, are launching a new learning resource that builds on the World War One-inspired anthology. Launching on 18th October 2018 in Kendal, the newContinue reading Traces of the Great War tie-in education resource to get launch in Kendal

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Academic Sessions

Lakes International Comic Art Festival announces October “Academic Sessions” conference details

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival will be hosting the LICAF Academic Sessions 2017 on Friday 13th October, the first day of its three-day Festival Weekend, kindly supported by Lancaster University. A small scale conference for those interested in comics and graphic novels and their growing impact in universities and beyond, guest speakers will be John McShane, translator andContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival announces October “Academic Sessions” conference details