Activities

For the list of our past activities, see here.

 

Doctoral Schools Course on Text, Image, Sound (4/27/2021)- COMICS members are involved in the 20cc Doctoral Schools course on Text, Image Sound: Intermedial Crossings starting this Wednesday! Interested in individual lectures or reading groups? Please contact maaheen.ahmed@ugent.be Read more
Summer school “Ricerca a Fumetti” (3/16/2021)- Our colleagues Giorgio Busi Rizzi and Eva Van de Wiele are hosting at Ghent University an Italian-language summer school Ricerca a fumetti: generi, forme, declinazioni from July 12 to 15, 2021. The call is open until May 1st. Read more
Comics Picturing Girlhood Symposium (2/16/2021)- Comics have long relied on reinforcing reader identity formation whether through interest, age group or hobbies. Constructed and largely mythical notions of gendered readership consequently became key aspects of many of these comics. As gendered products, comics have constructed feminine… Read more
Call for Papers — Comics On the Outside (12/3/2020)- / Bandes dessinées hors-champs 3-4 juin 2021, Université libre de Bruxelles   In his doctoral dissertation La Bande dessinée et son double, Jean-Christophe Menu puts forward the notion of a “corpus hors-champ de la bande dessinée” to describe “an entire corpus of… Read more
Call for Papers — Comics Picturing Girlhood (7/9/2020)- Sugar and Spice and the Not So Nice: Comics Picturing Girlhood International Symposium 22- 23 April 2021   Download the call for papers. Comics have long relied on reinforcing reader identity formation whether through interest, age group or hobbies. Constructed and… Read more
COMICS Lectures at De Krook (11/1/2019)- It's finally time to think more about, and with, comics! The Comics Lectures series is a thematically open set of talks by renowned comics scholars. It offers a platform for international researchers to introduce their latest research activities to a… Read more