Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies

A BBCS Comics Day and Tea Party

The British Consortium of Comics Scholars presents A BCCS COMICS DAY and TEA PARTY in association with Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies

Saturday 30 May 12-6.pm

Fulton Building

British Consortium of Comics Scholars Day and Tea Party 
Saturday 30 May 2015
University of Sussex
 in association with Sussex Centre of Cultural Studies, University of Sussex Doctoral School and School of Media, Film and Music with support from Laydeez do comics

Please join us! Book your ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bccs-day-with-a-comics-tea-party-tickets-15795167772 

PLEASE NOTE: Audience will be encouraged to document the day through drawings, writing and photographs for inclusion in a printed BCCS publication that will be circulated after the event.

PROGRAMME

11:30-12:00  Registration The Moroccan Tent

12:00            Welcome, introductions and lunch Nicola Streeten, University of Sussex 

12:30-13:20  British comics in relation to the international platform: A report from Angouleme International Comics Festival  The Moroccan Tent
Chair: Prof. Roger Sabin, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London

  • Dr Candida Lacey, Publisher and Managing Director, Myriad Editions
  • Pen Mendonça, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
  • Professor Roger Sabin, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
  • Nicola Streeten, University of Sussex

13:20-13:30 Break

13:30-15:30 Comics and research Fulton Lecture Theatre
Chair: Paul F. Davies, University of Sussex

  • Professor Will Brooker, Kingston University My So-Called Secret Identity
  • Dr Matt Green, The University of Nottingham “Frankly, I’m getting like, real heavy déjà vu about this path”: On comics and universities and worlds in crisis
  • Janette Parris, Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London Arch Comic - Bringing Art and Life Together
  • Dr Ernesto Priego, City University London Comics Grid and Unconference

15:30-16:00  Tea and Cake Fulton Social Space

16:00-16:10 A reflection on cake Fulton Lecture Theatre
Sarah Lightman, University of Glasgow and Nicola Streeten, University of Sussex

16:10-18:00  Life experience in comics form Fulton Lecture Theatre
Chair: Nicola Streeten, University of Sussex

18:00-19:30  Wine Reception Fulton Social Space

WEBSITE: https://britishcomicsscholars.wordpress.com TWITTER: @ukcomicscholars

 

Interested in making or talking comics, feminism, life, cultural studies?

This day is for you! Enjoyment guaranteed and everyone is welcome. 

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