The University Writing Program at The George Washington University is hosting its annual student writing and research conference on Wed.-Thurs., October 13-14; the public is invited. The program is online at http://www.gwu.edu/~capstone/symposium/programFall2011.html. Of interest to Comics DC readers is the following:
Session 5 - 1:00-1:50 - Gelman Library, Room 300
Panel: Writing about Comics
William Green –"Higher Standards: The Evolution of Academic Criticism of Comics in the 1940s"
Nominating Professor: Phil Troutman
Stacy Buell–"Foolin' with the Funnies"
Nominating Professor: Julie Donovan
Gelman Library is located 2130 H St. NW (near Foggy Bottom Metro); visitors will need photo-ID and will sign in at the front reception.