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The Comics Grid Webinar: Troubling Boundaries, Leaking Forms: Reading Bechdel's Fun Home and Carroll's Through the Woods

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The Comics Grid Webinar: Troubling Boundaries, Leaking Forms: Reading Bechdel's Fun Home and Carroll's Through the Woods

Time: October 20, 2020 from 4pm to 5pm
Country: United Kingdom
Website or Map: https://www.openlibhums.org/n…
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: Paula Clemente Vega, Open Library of Humanities, and Ernesto Priego, The Comics Grid, Journal of Comics Scholarship, City, University of London
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Date:  Tuesday 20 October 2020.

Time: 4-5pm BST. Check your timezone here

Registration: Free. Please register here.  

To join the webinar: We recommend that attendees use Chrome to join. Collaborate works better if Google Chrome is used.

On this inaugural webinar co-hosted by Paula Clemente Vega (Open Library of Humanities) and Dr Ernesto Priego (editor, The Comics Grid; City, University of London) panelists Dr Jeanette D'Arcy (University of South Wales) and Dr Miranda Corcoran (University College Cork) will discuss their respective Comics Grid articles on Alison Bechdel's Fun Home (2006) and Emily Carroll’s Through the Woods (2014). 

Participants are strongly encouraged to read both articles in preparation for the webinar.  

Articles to discuss: 

• D’Arcy, J., 2019. Troubling Boundaries and Negotiating Dominant Culture: Fun Home as a Transmedial Text. The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship, 9(1), p.17. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/cg.146 

• Corcoran, M., 2020. Bleeding Panels, Leaking Forms: Reading the Abject in Emily Carroll’s Through the Woods (2014). The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship, 10(1), p.5. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/cg.198 

Panelists

Dr Jeanette D'Arcy is an independent scholar who gained her PhD at the University of South Wales’ Atrium in Cardiff. Her research interests include performance and theatre studies, adaptation and transmedia, intersectional feminism, the canon and popular culture, and the Gothic. Her interview with Dyad Productions about their adaptation of Jane Eyre appeared in JAFP in 2016. She's on Twitter @jeanettedarcy1.

Dr Miranda Corcoran is a lecturer in twenty-first-century literature at University College Cork. She is also the co-editor (with Steve Gronert Ellerhoff) of Exploring the Horror of Supernatural Fiction: Ray Bradbury's Elliott Family (Routledge, 2020).  She's on Twitter  @middleagedwitch.

Hosts: Paula Clemente Vega (Open Library of Humanities) and Dr Ernesto Priego (editor, The Comics Grid; City, University of London). They are both on Twitter, @Paula_C_Vega and @ernestopriego.


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