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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

From left: Alison Dodd, Jane Meacham and Diane Sheron from Stepping Stones with The Dukes Creative Learning and Outreach Manager, Vicky Fletcher at the exhibition. Photo courtesy The Dukes, Lancaster

“Miss Potato Head And Friends” comics exhibition opens in Lancaster

An award- winning comics project helping young people to improve their literacy is being celebrated with an exhibition in Lancaster – and will then go on tour around Lancashire. The Comic Literacy Project is part of The Dukes Cultural Partnership with Lancaster University which provides cultural outreach activities to young people, especially those facing barriersContinue reading “Miss Potato Head And Friends” comics exhibition opens in Lancaster

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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

Lancaster University announces free “Power of Graphic Novels” networking event

Lancaster University has announced “The Power of Graphic Novels/ Comics” – a free networking event in October for regional and UK schools (Heads/ Principals, Headmasters, Headteachers, Teachers, Trustees), libraries (librarians, event and education staff), and graphic novel and comic artists/authors/illustrators. Working in partnership with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, the event will be ledContinue reading Lancaster University announces free “Power of Graphic Novels” networking event