Tag: Comics Academe

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A Tale of Comics Academe in a History Department: An Interview with Professor Julian Chambliss

Professor Julian Chambliss’s true origin remains shrouded in mystery but his LinkedIn page tells us that he has been a professor at Rollins College in Florida since 2003. In an interview by Chris Rawlins, Chambliss recounted his first experience teaching with comic books in 2006. As an editor and contributor for a recent compilation of research…

Stories from Comics Academe: The Culture of Production in Marvel’s Media Franchises

On May 1, 2014, I attended Derek Johnson’s lecture, “My Hero?: The Practices and Politics of Sharing Worlds in Marvel’s Media Franchises” presented by the University of California at Irvine Humanities Collective. Johnson is a professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who researches identity and hierarchy in the production of…

Stories from Comics Academe: Visualizing a Story of Cancer’s Culture

What Graphic Novels Tell Us About Cancer Care, Greedy Stories, and the Ethnographic Method On April 30, 2014, I attended a lecture at Soka University in California entitled “What Graphic Novels Tell Us About Cancer Care, Greedy Stories, and the Ethnographic Method” by Juliet McMullin, a professor of anthropology at the University of California-Riverside. Among…

Comics Academe

  My name is Francesca Lyn, and I am a second year doctoral student in the Media, Art, and Text program at Virginia Commonwealth University. My research interests center on graphic memoirs written by women. I didn’t come to VCU knowing I wanted to study comics. In fact, my path to studying comics is a rather winding one….