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Comics in Academia?! Anthropology Colloquium

Roundtable discussion of Comics as Ethnographic Method by Lissa team: Sherine Hamdy, Coleman Nye, Anne Brackenbury, Caroline Brewer, Sarula Bao, Francesco Dragone.

Discussants: Johanna Shapiro, (Medical Humanities) Jonathan Alexander (English), Antoinette LaFarge (Visual Arts)

Join us for a 3-Day event with the author-artists team who created Lissa: A Story About Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution.  Lissa brings anthropological research to life in fictional comic form, combining scholarly insights and accessible, visually-rich storytelling to foster greater understanding of global politics, inequalities, and solidarity. 

Thursday, February 7 at 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1321
Pereira Drive, Irvine, CA 92697

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Discussions, Speakers, Arts / Humanities, Film


Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students, Graduate Students



Free, RSVP requested.

Social Sciences


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UCI Illuminations: The Chancellor's Arts and Culture Initiative, Visual Arts; Co-sponsored by Dean of Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology, Center for Ethnography

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