GET GRAPHIC! WITH THE OHIO CENTER FOR THE BOOK AT CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY

Since 2014 I have co-led the Get Graphic program at the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library. Below is a sampling of our programs including book discussions, workshops, and lecture series. 

 

BOOK CLUBS

Spring 2020
Spring 2020

Comics on Comics: A study of comics through the medium of comics

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Winter 2019/2020
Winter 2019/2020

Cosmic Comics Redux: A fun exploration of sci-fi comics

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Fall 2019
Fall 2019

Refuge and Asylum: A discussion of refugee stories in comics

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Summer 2019
Summer 2019

Queer Comix: A review of comics about queer identity

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Spring 2019
Spring 2019

Comics and the Clinic: Comics which depict the experiences of health and illness

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Winter 2019/2018
Winter 2019/2018

Alternative Comics: Comics inspired by or continuing the underground comix era

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Fall 2018
Fall 2018

Fall Fantasy Comics: A collection of classic and new fantasy comics

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Summer 2018
Summer 2018

Visions of Violence: A close examination of the cartooning of violence in comics

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Spring 2018
Spring 2018

Cosmic Comics: A fun exploration of the best new sci-fi comics

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Winter 2018
Winter 2018

Black Lives in Comics: In honor of the Black Panther film, a book club focused on black identity in comics

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Fall 2018
Fall 2018

Memoirs of the Middle East: Stories about the lived experience of the Middle East.

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Archives and Autobiography: autobiographical stories featuring women.

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On the Road to the Wonder Woman Symposium: A book club honoring creators featured at the Wonder Woman Symposium

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Summer 2016
Summer 2016

Superman and Social Justice: A book series in honor of the Cleveland Public Library Superman collection

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Midsummer Shakespeare: Graphic Shakespeare adaptations in honor of the First Folio at Cleveland Public Library

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Wonder Women: In honor of the 75th anniversary of Wonder Woman, stories about female superheroes and villains

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Fall/Winter 2015
Fall/Winter 2015

Cosmopolitan Comics: Comics from around the world

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Summer 2015
Summer 2015

Trauma and Transformation: A series dedicated to superheroes origins and trauma

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Spring 2015
Spring 2015

Women Warriors: A series focused on intersectionality

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Winter 2015
Winter 2015

Evil and Empathy: A review of supervillain origin stories

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Fall 2014
Fall 2014

Comics and the Clinic: Comics drawing upon the experience of health and illness

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LECTURE AND WORKSHOP PROGRAMS

Coffee and Comics November 2019
Coffee and Comics November 2019

Comics Making Workshop with Ted Sikora and Jeremy Whitley

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Coffee and Comics August 2019
Coffee and Comics August 2019

Comics Making Workshops with Matt Horak and Nicole Boose

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Captain Marvel: Higher, Further, Faster
Captain Marvel: Higher, Further, Faster

Lecture and Panel in honor of the Captain Marvel Movie

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Coffee and Comics Fall 2018
Coffee and Comics Fall 2018

Comics Making Workshops with Angela Oster and Len Peralta

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Coffee and Comics July 2018
Coffee and Comics July 2018

Comics Making Workshops with John G. and Mike Sangiacomo

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Coffee and Comics March 2018
Coffee and Comics March 2018

Comics Making Workshops with Vagabond Comics and Tony Isabella

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Get Graphic Speaker Series Spring 2016
Get Graphic Speaker Series Spring 2016

Lectures by Joe Cherry, Nicole Boose, Christopher Darling, and Ted Sikora

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Get Graphic Speaker Series Fall 2015
Get Graphic Speaker Series Fall 2015

Lectures by Carol Salus, Charles Coletta, Tammy Clewell and Mike Sangiacomo.

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Get Graphic Speaker Series Spring 2015
Get Graphic Speaker Series Spring 2015

Lectures by Tony Isabella, Vera Camden, Marc Sumerak, and Brad Ricca

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August 2014
August 2014

A lecture on Gay Comics in honor of the Cleveland Gay Games

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June 2014
June 2014

A lecture on the history of superheroes

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March 2014
March 2014

A lecture on female superheroes in honor of Women's history month

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WONDER WOMAN SYMPOSIUM

In honor of the 75th anniversary of the comic book super heroine Wonder Woman in 2016, Kent State University and the Cleveland Public Library partnered to celebrate the intersections of public literacy, comics, and feminism in a jointly sponsored symposium. I served as Project Coordinator, and Kent State University Professor, Vera Camden was Project Director.

Wonder Woman Symposium
Wonder Woman Symposium
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Wonder Woman Symposium
Wonder Woman Symposium
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Wonder Woman Symposium
Wonder Woman Symposium
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Wonder Woman Symposium
Wonder Woman Symposium
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Wonder Woman Symposium
Wonder Woman Symposium
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Wonder Woman Symposium
Wonder Woman Symposium
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