Friday, November 21, 2008

EVENT: Friday, Nov. 21---History, Memoir and Comics: Graphic Representations of 9/11

History, Memoir and Comics: Graphic Representations of 9/11

Professor Davida Pines has a long-standing interest in, and fascination with, the way the art of comics lends itself to the simultaneous representation of personal and public history. She will consider the difference that comics make when representing serious historic events, and the relationship between form and content in two different graphic works on "9/11: Art Spiegelman's In the Shadow of No Towers and Alissa Torres' American Widow."

Speaker(s): Davida Pines, author and professor
When: Friday, Nov 21, 2008 at 2:00pm until 4:00pm on Friday, Nov 21, 2008
Where: College of General Studies, 871 Commonwealth Avenue (CGS Katzenberg Center, Room 330A)
Who : Open to General Public

Admission is free

Contact: College of General Studies Faculty Research & Scholarship Committee
Prof. Joellen Masters

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