The Jamie Coville Experience: Toronto Comics Arts Festival – Academic Round Table
Academic Round Table (1:03:32, 58.1mb)
Lindsay Gibb invited some of her academic colleagues Michelle Miller, Michael Jones, Barbara Postema, Jamie Lee Morin and Frederik Kohlert to discuss issues of comics in Academics. The room was set up with the chairs in a circle and several audience members joined in on the discussion. Among the topics covered were: Is their institution on board with comics? Comics being used outside of comics classes, introducing comics to co-workers and helping them incorporate them into their courses, Representation in comics to reflect their audience, Teaching corporate superhero comics, the goals of using comics in the classroom and how do they measure their success, resistance to
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