In addition to the joke, I think this Krazy Kat cartoon is a brilliant commentary on the limits of language and the power of the visual – and well put in comics form!
The following are presentations and papers i’ve given or will give – Nick
- Here’s an Image-Text presentation adapting a talk i did at the SequentialSmart conference in May 2012 (PDF).
- I’m building on that in my dissertation, and you can see relevant links in this post and specifically in parts One, Two, and Three from my third chapter.
- Visualized presentation from the Fall 2011 HASTAC conference at UofM
- A poster presentation weaving together my thoughts on comics and my dissertation
- This is a recent proposal paper on how comics reunite the visual and verbal and potential uses in the classroom.
- A summary of some ideas about comics, classroom use, and creativity, originally presented as a slide lecture at Teachers College
Some Notes from the Fall 2011 comics course i teach for educators. – Nick
- Overview of the Assignments we did over the term
- Class Three Lecture Notes (Pt 1) on the History of Comics/Visual Language
- Class Three Lecture Notes (Pt 2) on How Comics Work – definitions, closure, and transitions
- Class Four Lecture Notes on the use of Time and Space in comics
- Class SIX Lecture Notes – including Grids & Gestures assignment
- Additional Readings Selection List