Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Mar 25: Pandemic Comics and COVID-19

Mar 25: Pandemic Comics and COVID-19

About this Event

From drawn diary comics to graphic art narratives of quarantine, visual mediums have been critical in documenting the impacts of the pandemic. This webinar explores the importance of comics in our understanding of and artistic response to COVID-19 with three experts in the field:

  • Barbara Postema, School of English and Media Studies, University of New Zealand
  • Emmy Waldman, School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
  • Daniel Worden, School of Individualized Study and Department of English, Rochester Institute of Technology

The webinar is open to the general public and free of charge. To participate, RSVP by pressing the green Register button above to gain access to the Zoom room details.

"Pandemic Comics and COVID-19" is the fifteenth installation of the MLC Research Centre & Gallery's webinar series that began on April 2, 2020 as an urgent cultural response to the crisis.

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