If you are going to the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago, you won’t want to miss the kookie and brilliant Session #388 featuring “Transnational Comics”.
This scholarly panel on Friday, January 10th at 5:15–6:30 p.m was arranged by the Discussion Group on Comics and Graphic Narratives and the Division on Literature and Other Arts. Here is the progam at a glance:
Presiding: Anke K. Finger, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs; Nhora Lucia Serrano, California State Univ., Long Beach
1. “Traveling Comics; or, What Happened When Winsor McCay’s Innocents Went Abroad?” Mark McKinney, Miami Univ., Oxford
2. “Graphic Memories of Revolution: Women on the Verge in Iran and Lebanon,” Julia Watson, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
3. “Transnational Regards from Serbia,” Ioana Luca, National Taiwan Normal Univ.
4. “Conceiving the Cosmopolitan Muslim Superhero in The 99,” Stefan Meier, Chemnitz Univ. of Tech.