Event: Monstrous Women in Comics Conference
About this Event
A two-and-a-half day interdisciplinary academic conference which seeks to examine monstrous women in comics and graphic novels.
Thursday, May 25, 2017: Welcome Drinks Reception and Pop-Up Art Exhibit, from 5:30pm–7:30pm, featuring art from the comic Deer Woman produced by Native Realities Press. Open to the public. Location: Eagle Exhibit Hall, Environmental Sciences Building, 1704 W. Mullberry, Denton, TX 76201.
Friday, May 26, 2017: 9am Welcome and conference open; panel presentations from 9:30–12:15 and from 1:30–5:15pm. Keynote speech at 5:30pm: Dr. Carol Tilley, “A Regressive Formula of Perversity: Fredric Wertham and the Monstrous Women of Comics.” Open to all registered attendees. Location: Willis 140, Willis Library, 1506 Highland St. Denton, TX 76203.
Saturday, May 27, 2017: 9:30am Welcome; panel presentations from 9:45–12:15 and from 1:30–4:15pm. Conference close. Open to all registered attendees. Location: Willis 140, Willis Library, 1506 Highland St. Denton, TX 76203.
Full conference program available at http://monstrouswomen.blogspot.com
Registration is required for all but the Pop-Up Art Exhibit.
UNT Students may register for free; all others may register for $5 plus a $1.27 service charge at the site linked above.