Atlanta Comics Symposium

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    • Saturday April 9, 2011
      8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Room 105, DM Smith Building
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Roger Whitson
Georgia Tech Writing and Communication Program


Summary Sentence: Come to to a symposium celebrating comics scholars, students and artists.

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The Georgia Tech Writing and Communication program, the University of Florida English department and ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies invite you to a symposium celebrating comics scholars, students and artists.

Highlights include:

  • a keynote speech from Tony Harris, artist on Starman, Ex Machina, War Heroes, and Spiderman: With Great Power
  • a panel on Atlanta Comic artists featuring Van Jensen, author of Pinocchio The Vampire Slayer, and Andy Runton, author of Owly
  • presentations by Georgia Tech students about creating comic books in their English 1102 class
  • panels on comics and other media, comics and war
  • a roundtable discussion of the comic book and television phenomenon "The Walking Dead"

This free, inaugural event is open to the entire Georgia Tech community and will be a lively day of comic discussion.

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engl 1102, LCC, writing and communication program
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