An Evening with Joe Sacco

Feb 9, 2023

06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

University of Iowa Main Library, Shambaugh Room

125 West Washington Street, Iowa City, IA 52242

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Join us in conversation with journalist, comics artist, and Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor Joe Sacco, (Safe Area Gorazde, Paying the Land) interviewed by Rachel Williams for a talk about race, war, identity but also about his personal creative process and the art of comics. 

This is part of a three-day event devoted to "Drawing Panels and Crossing Borders: Negotiating Self and Other in Comics" with MariNaomi, Candida Rifkind, Jorge Santos, and Jose Alaniz. Organized by the "Racial Reckoning through Comics" Mellon-Sawyer Seminar. Please check our website for further details: https://race-and-comics.sites.uiowa.edu/upcoming-events

Free and open to all!



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