Sexier Than The President’s Wife?

The French President's Wife, Carla Bruni-SarkozyAfter hosting the Dundee Literary Festival Comics Day and the Official Beano 70th Anniversary Exhibition, the University of Dundee are continuing with their championing of all things comics related.

On Wednesday 29 October 2008, beginning at 6.00 pm, visiting lecturer Dr Laurence Grove of the University of Glasgow will give a talk entitled Sexier than the President’s Wife: French Comics. This will explore the history of bande dessinée, giving an insight into French comics for those who have little or no experience of them and touching upon the ways in which the French comics culture differs from comics traditions in other countries.

Dr Grove is the President of the International Bande Dessinée Society and co-editor of The Francophone Bande Dessinée.

The talk will take place in the University of Dundee’s Baxter Conference Suite, Room 1.36, 1st floor Tower Building. The talk is open to the public and entrance is free.

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