Critical Inquiry Critical Inquiry

Comics: Philosophy & Practice

You can find more information at the official site of the conference.


Friday, May 18:

Art Spiegelman and W. J. T. Mitchell


Saturday, May 19:

Panel: Comics and Autobiography

Featuring: Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Justin Green, Phoebe Gloeckner, Carol Tyler (moderated by Deborah Nelson)


Joe Sacco and W. J. T. Mitchell


Aline Kominsky-Crumb and Kristen Schilt


Panel: Graphic Novel Forms Today

Featuring: Charles Burns, Dan Clowes, Seth, Chris Ware (moderated by Hillary Chute)


Françoise Mouly on Blown Covers

(also featuring Dan Clowes, Robert Crumb, and Chris Ware)


Alison Bechdel and Hillary Chute in Conversation


Sunday, May 20:


Panel: Lines on Paper

Featuring: Ivan Brunetti, Lynda Barry, Gary Panter, Robert Crumb (moderated by Hamza Walker)