The schedule for Transitions is now available.
Admission Free - Booking Required. To register contact Tony Venezia ([log in to unmask]) or Paul Gravett ([log in to unmask]).
BIRKBECK, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, Clore Management Centre, 25-27 Torrington Square, London WC1E
See map for directions
Friday, November 5, 2010 - 9:30am to 5pm
Dr. Anthony Bale (Birkbeck); Paul Gravett (Comica director); Dr. Roger Sabin (University of the Arts)
10:00am Panel 1 - Superheroes:
Chair: Ariel Kahn (Roehampton)
Maggie Gray (Middlesex):
“Nothing but flat, dead wood”?: Comics and Ecocriticism
Ian Hague (Chichester):
Ben Little (Middlesex):
The Caped Bolshevik: The Dark Knight Returns and Miller’s Shifting Class Discourse
11:45am Panel 2 - Comics International
Chair: Will Brooker (Kingston)
Maria Vaccarella (King’s College London):
Graphic Storytelling in the Medical Humanities
Chris Howard (SOAS):
Manga and Postmodernism
Catriona MacLeod (Glasgow):
Francophone comics and the (Post-)Colonial Utopia
1:45pm Panel 3 - New Archives:
Chair: Paul Gravett
Sarah Lightman (Glasgow):
Why am I curating Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women?
Ernesto Priego (University College London):
21st Century Comics: Comics as Migrant Art
2:45pm Panel 4 - Artists & Scholars:
Chair: Alex Fitch (Resonance FM)
Nicola Streeten (Lincoln):
An Experience of Research: a Research of Experience - Embedding the Anecdotal in the Academic
Sarah Zaidan (Kingston):
The Adventures of MetaMan: The Male Superhero as a Metaphor for Modern Western Masculinity
Dr. Roger Sabin followed by discussion.
4:15pm Wine reception
For anyone interested we will reconvene at The Crown pub, New Oxford Street.