How to Read Graphic Novels. A talk at the Palo Alto Art Center.

How to Read Graphic Novels. Even if you’re not a Comic Book Fan.

This is a early announcement for a talk that I’ll be giving at the Palo Alto Art Center, next month.

The event is free and open to the public!

Title: How to Read Graphic Novels. Even if you’re not a Comic Book Fan.

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 7 PM

Where: Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto.

Information: (650) 329-2366 (Palo Alto Art Center) or send me an email.

Summary:

Graphic novels are everywhere these days. You find them in classrooms, in libraries, even on the required reading lists of college literature classes. Why is the world suddenly so fascinated by these comic books? In this one-hour talk, Dr. Danièle Archambault will bring you on a guided tour of the world of graphic novels. Find out about the history of graphic novels and the many genres in which they developed. Learn the literary and visual art techniques favored by an array of authors of various cultures and backgrounds. After the presentation, you’ll go home with a list of suggested readings (fiction and non-fiction) and a whole new appreciation for the increasingly popular world of graphic novels.

 

How to Read Graphic Novels. A talk by Danièle Archambault at the Palo Alto Art Center.

How to Read Graphic Novels. A talk by Danièle Archambault at the Palo Alto Art Center.