Redrawing the Western Canon: Race, Identification, and 'High' Art in Comics | Racial Reckoning Through Comics

Racial Reckoning Through Comics: A Mellon Sawyer Seminar

Rebecca Wanzo (Washington University in St. Louis): "Redrawing the Western Canon: Race, Identification, and 'High' Art in Comies"

Co-sponsored by The Mellon Foundation, Iowa City Public Library, the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, and FilmScene.

This event is part of the 2022-23 Mellon Sawyer Seminar, "Racial Reckoning through Comics." In addition to a year-long intensive seminar with local participants, this Sawyer Seminar will feature a series of public presentations by prominent visiting creators and scholars, a film series, workshops, podcasts, and other public events, all of which will critically engage questions of racial representation in the popular international formats of comics.

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