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Oxford Comics Network probes The Holocaust in comics, also announces Tom Gauld event

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 horror comics such as Impact, Voodoo, and Witches Tales. This event will take place atContinue reading Oxford Comics Network probes The Holocaust in comics, also announces Tom Gauld event

Mary and Bryan Talbot. Image courtesy Bryan Talbot

Oxford-based TORCH to host several comic-related events, Bryan and Mary Talbot on guest list

Launched in May 2013, Oxford-based TORCH provides an important opportunity for the city’s humanities scholars to collaborate with researchers across other disciplines, and institutions; work with academics across all stages of their academic careers; develop partnerships with public and private institutions; engage with wider audiences; and bring together academic research, diverse industries, and the performingContinue reading Oxford-based TORCH to host several comic-related events, Bryan and Mary Talbot on guest list

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Captain America and Donald Trump cross swords (or shields) – in Oxford, courtesy of TORCH

Oxford’s TORCH Comics and Graphic Novels: The Politics of Form network are hosting an event on ‘Trump in the Age of Captain America/ Captain America in the Age of Trump‘ with Jason Dittmer from the University College London tomorrow night. Jason Dittmer is the author of Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero, and will trace the outlines of Trump’sContinue reading Captain America and Donald Trump cross swords (or shields) – in Oxford, courtesy of TORCH

Roger Sabin. Image: The Comics Grid

Oxford’s TORCH to host talk by Roger Sabin on the Origins of Comics Criticism

TORCH, Oxford’s Research Centre in the Humanities third seminar of the term will take place tomorrow, Thursday 10th November 2016, at 5.15pm and will feature a talk from Roger Sabin, Professor of Popular Culture at Central Saint Martins in London, on “The Origins of Comics Criticism“. Professor Sabin is the author of Adult Comics: An Introduction and the excellentContinue reading Oxford’s TORCH to host talk by Roger Sabin on the Origins of Comics Criticism