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Wrestling Graphic Novels: A Comics Grid Webinar

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Wrestling Graphic Novels: A Comics Grid Webinar

Time: October 26, 2021 from 4pm to 5pm
Country: United Kingdom
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: Ernesto Priego/ The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship/ Paula Clemente Vega/ Open Library of Humanities
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The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship 

Wrestling Graphic Novels: A Comics Grid Webinar with Anna Marta Marini and Jessica Fontaine

Date:  Tuesday 26 October 2021.

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 fourth webinar co-hosted by Paula Clemente Vega (Open Library of Humanities) and Dr Ernesto Priego (editor, The Comics Grid; City, University of London) panelists Anna Marta Marini (Universidad de Alcalá) and Jessica Fontaine (McGill University) will discuss the following Comics Grid articles:

•  Marini, A.M., (2021) “Discursive (Re)Contruction of Mexican American Identity in J. Gonzo's La Mano del Destino”, The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship 11(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.16995/cg.211

• Fontaine J., (2017) “Illusion, Kayfabe, and Identity Performance in Box Brown and Brandon Easton’s Andre the Giant Graphic Biographies”, The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship 7(0), p.17.https://www.comicsgrid.com/article/id/3559/

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

The Comics Grid Webinar Series offers an online opportunity to chat live with authors about their articles published recently in the journal. Each episode focuses on two articles whose potential thematic and/or methodological interconnections can be explored and contrasted in order to stimulate scholarly discussion, collective learning and further research.  You can watch the previous webinars of the series, here.


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This announcement was originally published by Paula Clemente Vega at https://www.openlibhums.org/news/476/

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