Description: Comics studies is a growing interdisciplinary field, largely (although not always) grounded in critical literary techniques. As comics scholarship grows, however, the potential of comics for researchers in other disciplines, history among them, is quickly becoming apparent. Panelists address the variety of ways that scholars can use comics as sources for historical research by showcasing projects that utilize sequential narratives in this way.
Joshua Kopin, U of Texas, Austin
Patrick Jagoda, U of Chicago
David Carlson, writer
Elizabeth “Biz” Nijdam, Whitman C
Margaret Galvan, U of Florida
Maryanne Rhett, Monmouth U
Rachel Miller, Ohio State U, Columbus