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Sunday, October 19 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Comics in Education with Dr. Virginia Loh

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What role can and should comics and graphic novels play in education. Are they throwaway culture that will distract from "real art" or are they worthy subjects for study? Can they used to promote literacy? Can they find more use in the teaching of many unrelated subjects, such as science, history, and other social studies? Join SDSU Education Professor Dr. Virginia Loh as she and her fellow panelists discuss this important topic.

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Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan

Faculty/Author, University of Pittsburgh

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avatar for Ajani Brown

Ajani Brown

Professor, San Diego State University
Professor of Africana studies who teaches topics covering literature, rhetoric, comics and Afrofuturism.
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Sean Glumace

Adobe Education Leader,, Adobe / Golden West College
Sean Glumace is an Adobe Education Leader, graphic and web designer, WordPress and college level digital media arts instructor, comic book letterer, print and web media art director and all around creative person for the past two decades. He has been an integral part of the renowned Digital Media Department at Golden West College in Huntington Beach, CA joining the faculty in 2001, and also serves on the faculty at Concordia University Irvine. In... Read More →
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Igor Goldkind

Poet, Writer, Producer, SUBVERSIONfactory
As a teenager, Igor Goldkind volunteered as the Science Fiction Coordinator for the San Diego Comics Con back in the early 70’s. Years later he worked for Titan Books in the 1980s and then for IPC/Egmont/Fleetway in the 1990s as a marketing consultant and PR "spoke" for comics and SF. Goldkind helped develop and promote the term "graphic novel" as a way to help sell Watchmen, Dark Knight and the early works of Neil Gaiman into the book... Read More →
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Yetta Howard

professor, SDSU
queer cultural studies prof. researches and teaches underground, alternative, and experimental visual/auditory studies.


Sunday October 19, 2014 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Clarendon Downstairs

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