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“Cripping” the Comic Con

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This full-day international symposium provides participants with the opportunity to engage in a broad array of reflective discussions about perceptions of disability that exist implicitly and explicitly within mainstream popular cultures, particularly comic books, graphic novels, and manga.  The symposium features a variety of discussions, plenary sessions, performances, and art.

Past symposium themes included:

  • OUR OWN ICONS! (2017)
  • Deaf-initely Ironic…? (2016)
  • Game Over…? (2015)
  • Take Away the Suit and What are You? (2014)
  • Fantastic! Heroic! Disabled? (2013)