Maxine Eugene

This week, I’m on the road again, heading to the University of Oregon in Eugene for talks on comics and education and alternative scholarship! For details on the events Thursday and Friday, please see UO’s events page here. If you know someone in the area – send them over! Also, I’m thrilled that my comic in…

Thanks NYC hello Calgary + Maxine

UPDATED with more info about my presentation at Genres of Scholarly Knowledge Production in Umeå, Sweden (below).  This week my wife, our nearly 8 month old daughter, and I packed up and said goodbye to New York City. From the educational community at Teachers College and the springboard it offered in making colleagues from all…

In Print!: Maxine Says

While I’m in a bit of a slowdown on comics-making (mostly due to my organizing the upcoming conference on Creativity, Play, and the Imagination at Teachers College), there’s an upsurge of my work appearing in print of late. I thought I’d share a few links to the publications and to the work. First up my…

Angoulême

This coming week I’m thrilled to be attending the 44th Annual Angoulême International Comics Festival! This yearly event transforms this town in the west of France into the 3rd largest and one of the most prestigious comics festivals in the world. I’m going as the guest of the French publisher of Unflattening (as Le Déploiement) Actes…

Comics on the Rise

Some updates… Unflattening received a lovely review in the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, by Dr. Amanda O. Latz, Ashleigh N. Bingham, and Jessika O. Griffin. I really appreciated that they drew attention to the educational themes of the work. A little excerpt from their opening and closing:  “Unflattening not only deroutinises the traditional dissertation form, it conveys the…

Sousanis Publication List

Complete Publication List Unflattening, 2015, Harvard University Press “Behind the Scenes of a Dissertation in Comics Form,” 2015, Digital Humanities Quarterly, Vol. 9, No. 4 (special issue “Comics as Scholarship“) “The Fragile Framework.” Climate change comic. (Nov 2015). Co-authored with Richard Monastersky. Nature, 527, p. 427–435. Chapter on Comics-Based Research in The Handbook of Arts-Based…

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