• Comics in the Spanish Literature Classroom

    Comics in the Spanish Literature Classroom0

    Teaching literature at a regional university in South Carolina can be a daunting task. As professors, we know that the success of a course is based, in part, on getting students to do the reading. When teaching Spanish literature, the language itself can be another factor that can put students off the reading. Now they

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  • Prism Stalker: A Primer on a Sordid Past

    Prism Stalker: A Primer on a Sordid Past0

    Content Warning: Generational/Historical Trauma I am not North American Indigenous. However, the least I can do as someone who lives on occupied land is to learn the history of, and about, the peoples who are Native to the North American Continent and advocate for others to learn more through my academic research on Native American boarding

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  • Previously in Comics: An Ever-Expanding Universe

    Previously in Comics: An Ever-Expanding Universe0

    • News
    • October 29, 2018

    Good morning. After a mostly quiet early week, the comics world punched things into overdrive over the weekend.

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  • Review: Experiencing Comics Will Change the Way We Teach Comics

    Review: Experiencing Comics Will Change the Way We Teach Comics0

    Experiencing Comics Written and edited by Rachelle Cruz Cognella 2019 I can say, with confidence, that there has never been a better time to be a comics studies scholar than now. The Comics Studies Society hosted its first annual conference this past summer, and the International Comic Arts Forum is getting ready to have its

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  • The Future is Female! An Interview with Lisa Yaszek

    The Future is Female! An Interview with Lisa Yaszek0

    Lisa Yaszek, a professor of Science Fiction Studies at Georgia Tech, has been studying the role of women in science fiction history for years. This month, the Library of America will publish her most recent project, The Future is Female!, an edited collection of science fiction stories by American women published from the year 1928

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  • Before the Hulk was Green: Pop Culture Literacy in the Composition Classroom

    Before the Hulk was Green: Pop Culture Literacy in the Composition Classroom0

    (This article was adapted from a presentation given at the TYCA-Northeast Conference in Fall of 2012) What is this professor talking about? I teach at a community college, which means I teach a lot of introductory classes. I can assume I’ll be teaching several sections of Standard Freshman Composition every Fall, and Writing about Literature

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