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Natasa Lackovic

Graphic sociology: stories of migration, national identity, class and lived experiences

By Can Yalcinkaya, part 2 of Can Yalcinkaya’s graphic social science blog post. I got involved in the Australian alternative comics/graphic novels scene and created comics for local anthologies, as well as limited run zines. While none of these earlier comics were created as “scholarly” works, they were nonetheless informed by my research interests. “Wounds […]

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Communities in Control: a 3D flippable graphic narrative on health inequalities and community action

Art by Joe Decie 2018 Introducing ReOPeN, CiC’s (Communites in Control project) and Joe Decie’s collaborative work: a graphic narrative “Communites in Control” about health inequalities in England. This graphic narrative booklet builds on communities’ stories, wonderfully drawn by Joe Decie, with scenarios and design solutions developed by Lancaster University’s academic team Emma Halliday (Health […]

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Graphic Social Science blog series: Can Yalcinkaya

Reading time: app. 3 minutes Introducing part 1 of a 2-part-blog-entry hosted by Can Yalcinkaya. We are delighted to host blogs on Graphic Social Science, and spread the good word about the work of all the wonderful creators that link graphic novels and social science, any social issue really! We invited Can Yalcinkaya, the convenor […]

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Introducing New Comics Laureate: Hannah Berry!

Congratulations to wonderful, brilliant Hannah Berry! Image showing Hannah coming to the stage to get her well-deserved award at LICAF! From one comic genius to another: Friday evening saw Hannah Berry taking over the role of the Comics Laureate from Charlie Adlard! We were very happy when Charlie graciously thanked Lancaster University for supporting his work in […]

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Comics Forum (ongoing in Leeds)

Comics Forum, an established forum and academic conference on all things comics and graphic novels is taking place in Leeds, aligned with the Thought Bubble comics convention in Leeds. It is absolutely fabulous to be a part of this diverse comics community, see old friends and meet new ones. The presentations and conversations so far […]

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Comics and graphic novels in English language learning: the latest project

The Comics for Inclusive English Language Learning (CIELL) project is an ERASMUS+ Strategic Partnership (€234,289) in Higher Education that aims to develop the competences of second language teachers by promoting the use of comic art, and other visual representations of knowledge, to enhance the quality of teaching materials and make them more relevant to supporting […]

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Public lecture: Charlie Adlard and Andrew Tate

We are sharing Lancaster University public lecture “From Batman to the Walking Dead” held at the Grand Theatre in Lancaster in October 2017. Charlie Adlard, celebrated artist was in conversation with Dr Andrew Tate about his life in comics. http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/events/public-lectures/past-events/

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“Graphic Futures” event

Graphic Futures: New Methods in Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration event, 10th May 2018 This interesting workshop offered a space to present, debate, re-design, and re-think interdisciplinary research. It took as its model the preliminary findings and creative outputs from the ISF’s six-month project, ‘Graphic Futures’, which explored how techniques from graphic fiction could be applied to futures […]

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