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#NeMLA17 #S306: "Transformation Sequences in Comics," Thu Mar 23, 4:30 PM in Dover A

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 4:30 PM, I will be chairing the session “Masks, Mutations, and Metamorphoses: Transformation Sequences in Comics,” at the 2017 Baltimore meeting of the Northeast Modern Language Association, organized by my colleague Rafael Ponce-Cordero at Keene State College. 184 more words

My Conferences

This Week In Books #57

I am joining in with the lovely Lipsy from Lipsy’s Lost and Found’s feature which highlights our week in books. I shall be sharing what I’m reading now, then and next! 171 more words

Books 'n' Stuff

News on The Comics of Alison Bechdel

The University Press of Mississippi has decided to contract “The Comics of Alison Bechdel:  From the Outside In” for their series Critical Approaches to Comics Artists… 153 more words

Research

5 Screenshots from "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic" That I'm Borderline Kin With

Alison Bechdel, well-known lesbian goddess, changed the lives of many a queer woman with her groundbreaking work, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic.  As a well-known lesbian myself, I am legally obligated to own at least one copy of this book as well as have it more or less memorized front to back.   157 more words

Fun Home Is Pure Storytelling Gold

By Patrick Hurley

Dancing on the line between nostalgia and tragedy, Fun Home, playing now at the Ahmanson Theatre, is a testament to the raw power of storytelling. 878 more words

Patrick Hurley

Mothers

So, I powered through Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel in a day. It was a slow work day, and I haven’t gone through a book like that in a while. 1,055 more words

Updates

IMDb Adopts "F-rating" Designation to Highlight Films by and About Women

In 2014, Holly Tarquini, the executive director of the Bath Film Festival in England, came across an article on the dismal gender imbalance in Hollywood and decided to create a special designation to highlight films made by women. 321 more words

Film