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Phoebe Gloeckner: Comics and Censorship

September 22, 2014

Comics and Censorship: a BANNED BOOKS WEEK event
Tuesday September 23, 4:00 pm
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery

Jim Ottaviani, librarian and author of non-fiction graphic novels, most recently Primates, interviews noted comics creator and Associate Professor Phoebe Gloeckner about her work in comics and the role of comics in personal artistic expression and in society.
Local comic store Vault of Midnight will be on hand with copies of books by Phoebe and Jim for sale, as well as other banned and challenged comics. Light refreshments will be provided.

This event marks Banned Books Week, which this year focuses on comics and graphic novels. Also join us for a Read In on September 25.

Organized by Dave Carter, AAEL Librarian.

Phoebe Gloeckner: Comics and Censorship