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Title Teaching comics and graphic narratives : essays on theory, strategy and practice / edited by Lan Dong ; foreword by Robert G. Weiner.
Published Jefferson, NC : McFarland, c2012.
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 Floor3  LB1044.9.C59 T43 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 272 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents American Studies. -- Art and commerce in the classroom : teaching an American studies course in comics / Edward A. Shannon -- The Black politics of newspaper comic strips : teaching Aaron McGruder's The Boondocks and Keith Knight's The K Chronicles / Daniel Stein -- Teaching the comics anthology : the readers, authors, and media of McSweeney's 13 / Alexander Starre -- Teaching visual literacy through 9/11 graphic narratives / Christina Meyer -- Ethnic Studies. -- Drawing attention : comics as a means of approaching U.S. cultural diversity / Derek Parker Royal -- Teaching Asian American graphic narratives in a "post-race" era / Anne Cong-Huyen and Caroline Kyungah Hong -- Graphic multiculturalism : Miné Okubo's Citizen 13660 in the literature classroom / Jessica Knight -- Women's and Gender Studies. -- "The slippage between seeing and saying" : getting a life in Alison Bechdel's Fun Home / Susan R. Van Dyne -- Our graphics, ourselves : graphic narratives and the gender studies classroom / M. Catherine Jonet -- Performing the veil : gender and resistance in Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis and Shirin Neshat's photography / Judith Richards and Cynthia M. Williams -- Cultural Studies. -- The Weimar Republic redux : multiperspectival history in Jason Lutes' Berlin City of Stones / Joshua Kavaloski -- Ivorian bonus : teaching Abouet and Oubrerie's Aya / Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw -- Digging up the dirt? Teaching graphic narratives in German academia / Stefan Hoeppner -- Genre Studies. -- Making the unseen and the unspoken visible and audible : trauma and the graphic novel / Edward Brunner -- Exposition and disquisition : nonfiction graphic narratives and comics theory in the literature classroom / Adrielle Anna Mitchell -- Serial self-portraits : framing student conversations about graphic memoir / Jonathan D'Amore -- Composition, Rhetoric, and Communication. -- Batman returns (to class) : graphic narratives and the syncretic classroom / Katharine Polak MacDonald -- 300 ways to teach the epic / Mary Ann Tobin -- Comics (as) journalism : teaching Joe Sacco's Palestine to media students / Alla Gadassik and Sarah Henstra.
Summary "The essays in this collection discuss how comics and graphic narratives can be useful primary texts and learning tools in college and university classes across different disciplines. The book brings together discussions among teacher-scholars to advance the scholarship on teaching comics and graphic narratives--and provides scholars with useful references, critical approaches, and particular case studies"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc., in education.
Graphic novels in education.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Study and teaching.
Related Names Dong, Lan, 1974-
ISBN 9780786461462 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786461462 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 779876957