To help promote cross-cultural learning the Schoolcraft College International Institute proudly presents another film presentation in its Focus Series...Russia and its Environs
Presentor: Dr Daniel Yezbick
Topic: Political Pictures: How Sequential Narratives and Provocative Panels Make Meaning Out of Time, Line and Form
The medium of Comics, Graphics Novels, and Graphic Narrative is currently enjoying a world-wide vogue, but the cognitive cues and aesthetic choices that drive such stories remain highly controversial and frequently contentious. Join us for a concise, globe-spanning primer on how versatile graphic novels like Spiegelman's MAUS, Socco's SAFE AREA: GORAZDE, and other key texts influence education, mass media, literature, history, journalism, diary/memoir, commercial art, and (of course) graphic design.