My essay, “Archiving Wimmen: Collectives, Networks, & Comix,” has been published in Australian Feminist Studies 32.91-92 (2017). This special double issue focuses on “Archives and New Modes of Feminist Research.” This article received the Florence Howe Award for feminist scholarship in the field of English by the Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages (http://www.wcml.org/). The article is permanently available open-access.
On March 22, 2017, I spoke alongside comics scholar Ramzi Fawaz and cartoonists Phil Jimenez and Jennifer Camper about queer studies and LGBTQ representation in comics. Each of us presented briefly about our research and work and fielded a number of questions from the lively audience. This video is available via the Strand Book Store’s YouTube channel.
On April 3, 2016, at the annual MoCCA Arts Fest, I had the distinct pleasure of moderating a panel of artists who participated in Wimmen’s Comix (1972-1992), including Jennifer Camper, Phoebe Gloeckner, Diane Noomin, and Leslie Sternbergh. Each artist talked about their own work with the series, sharing strips and stories from across the two decades of the series’ existence.
This post was created originally for the “Rise of Graphic Archives” first-year research seminar that I teach…
This post, created originally for the “Rise of Graphic Archives” first-year research seminar that I teach, contains information about NYC-area archives and finding guides. This list is far from exhaustive, but should get you started thinking about what and where you might research. If you come across information that belongs on this list, feel free to share.
My essay, “Thinking through Thea: Alison Bechdel’s Representations of Disability,” has been published in the collection, Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).
My essay, “Archiving Grassroots Comics: The Radicality of Networks and Lesbian Community,” has been published in “Radical Archives” issue of Archive Journal (2015).
My essay, “Feminism Underground: The Comics Rhetoric of Lee Marrs and Roberta Gregory,” has been published in “The 1970s” issue of WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly (2015).
On Monday, April 13, 2015, I presented at the event, Comics, Underground & Above: The Story of Kitchen Sink Press, held at Columbia University. The panel of speakers included James Danky, Denis Kitchen, Howard Cruse, David Hajdu, and myself.