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February 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
In conjunction with UCSB Reads 2019 and its companion exhibition In Her Own Image, Professor Brian Donnelly is opening up his undergraduate English class to campus and the community for a discussion of comics by and about women. Please join us for a preview of the upcoming Library exhibition that will explore and celebrate female comic book creators and their works. The preview will be followed by a discussion about comics by women and about women in comics. Donnelly’s class is reading the UCSB Reads 2019 book, the graphic novel The Best We Could Do by the author Thi Bui and will have prepared some questions in advance. The audience will also have an opportunity to ask questions.
With Addie Jensen, graduate student in History, Chizu Morihara, Art & Architecture Librarian, Rachel Rys, graduate student in Feminist Studies, and Maite Urcaregui, graduate student in English. Moderated by Swati Rana, Assistant Professor of English.
This event is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by Arts & Lectures, Carsey-Wolf Center, College of Creative Studies, College of Engineering, College of Letters & Science, English Department, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, Graduate Division, Graduate Student Association, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, KCSB-FM 91.9, MultiCultural Center, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor, Sociology Department, UCSB Bookstore, Women, Gender & Sexual Equity Department, and the Writing Program