Event Spotlight: Why Comics?

Event Spotlight: Why Comics?

This event is part of the Art and Testimony Webinar Series 2024 co-hosted by the University of Victoria’s Visual Storytelling and Graphic Art in Genocide and Human Rights Education project and the UBC-V Public Humanities Hub. Why comics? Why is the graphic art medium ideally suited to represent history, memory, and the process of remembering? Our comics scholars provide […]

Event Spotlight: Reading and Talk with Cartoonist Walter Scott about Wendy

Event Spotlight: Reading and Talk with Cartoonist Walter Scott about Wendy

Join us for a Reading and Talk with Cartoonist Walter Scott, where he will read from his beloved comic series, Wendy, and will discuss his creative process and career as a cartoonist and visual artist. Walter is an interdisciplinary artist working across comics, drawing, video, performance and sculpture. His comics series, Wendy, chronicles the continuing misadventures of […]

Event Spotlight: Join us for the Book Launch of “Politically Animated”

Event Spotlight: Join us for the Book Launch of “Politically Animated”

Join us for the Book Launch of Jennifer Nagtegaal’s book, “Politically Animated: Non-fiction Animation from the Hispanic World.” The event will feature Prof. Robert Davidson (UofT) & Prof. Elizabeth “Biz” Nijdam of the UBC Comics Studies Cluster, and will take place at Greenwood College, UBC.                      […]

News Media Spotlight the CSC’s “Remember” Project

News Media Spotlight the CSC’s “Remember” Project

The “Remember” Comics Project is a collaboration between the UBC Comics Studies Cluster, Indigenous media personality and award-winning podcaster Tchadas Leo, and the nonprofit Education without Borders that combines the rich oral histories of the Homalco First Nation with the vibrant visuality of the comics medium. The project began in Summer 2023, and with the first drafts […]

The “Remember Comics” Project’s Site Visit to Bute Inlet with the Homalco First Nation

The “Remember Comics” Project’s Site Visit to Bute Inlet with the Homalco First Nation

In November 2023, the UBC Comics Studies Cluster (CSC) and the non-profit Education without Borders (EwB) joined the Homalco First Nation on a site visit to Bute Inlet. The visit took place as part of the CSC’s “Remember” Comics project, a partnership that is led by Homalco media personality Tchadas Leo and cofounded by EwB.  […]