Politics and Comics
From Honore Daumier to Thomas Nast, George Cruikshank to Garry Trudeau, political ideology and political commentary have been expressed through the medium of comics.
Please join Peter Kuper (cartoonist and co-founder of the political comics journal World War 3 Illustrated), Jeff Danziger (editorial cartoonist), and Liza Donnelly (New Yorker cartoonist and member of “Cartooning for Peace“) as they discuss the role of politics in their own work.
What better way to spend Election Day eve?
Monday, November 3, 6 PM
Butler Library, room 523
There will be books available for purchase and signing.
|| In the final comics event of the Fall semester, Butler Library welcomes three of Brooklyn's most talented cartoonists for a discussion of their work, their process, their origins, and their future. Please join Dash Shaw (The Mother's Mouth, Bottomless Belly Button, The Unclothed Man in the 35th Century A.D., BodyWorld, New School), Gabrielle Bell (When I'm Old and Other Stories, Lucky, Cecil and Jordan in New York, San Diego Diary, July Diary, The Voyeurs), and Lisa Hanawalt (My Dirty Dumb Eyes) in an informal discussion with Columbia's graphic novels librarian, Karen Green. There will be book sales and signings following the panel. Light refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!