Comics team: keynotes, conference papers and public presentations

Conferences:

Comics and satire – Cultural History Records & Cultural Heritage? Visby, Sweden  1-2 October 2015

The Comics and the World Wars team organised this conference together with Uppsala University and Arbetets Museum, Norrkoping. It was funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond – The National Bank’s Jubilee Fund, aka The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences. Prof. Chapman gave the keynote, while Adam, Andrew and Anna gave a panel presenting the project monograph, Comics and the World Wars.

Keynotes:

Jane Chapman

Comics as a Cultural Record between Humorous and Serious Representation, Comics and satire – Cultural History Records & Cultural Heritage? Conference, Visby, Sweden, 1 October 2015.

Comics and the World Wars: A Cultural Record, Humanities Research Away Day Sheffield Hallam University 22 June 2015

Unspoken Violence: Redefining Cultural Record, Comics Forum Leeds, 13 November 2014

Poster advertising talk 'Humour as History: Soldier Cartoons and the First World War'

Selected public talks:

Jane Chapman

Humour as History – Soldier Cartoons from the Trenches, Macquarie University, 5 March 2015

Visual Satire and Australian Identity, 1914-18, Macquarie University, 19 February 2015

Prof. Chapman has also given over 30 talks in conjunction with the BBC World War One at Home road shows, 2014.

BBC WW1 at Home roadshow

For more see:

University of Lincoln World War One at Home and VE Day

BBC World War One at Home

Humour as History? Soldier Cartoons and the First World War, Cambridge University Library, 13 September 2014

Smile when Suffering: Cartoons from the Trenches 1914-18, Wolfson College Lunchtime Lecture series, 23 October 2013

Rediscovering World War I, Workers’ Educational Association, November 2014

The Inside StoryTEDxHull, 23 April 2013

Panels:

Anna Hoyles, Andrew Kerr and Adam Sherif

Presentation of the book: Comics and the World Wars – A Cultural Record, Comics and Satire – Cultural History Records & Cultural Heritage? Conference, Visby, Sweden, 2 October 2015

Andrew Kerr and Adam Sherif

Is Gatsby More Culturally Significant than Superman? Library of Congress, 2013 – with Chris Bishop, chaired by Georgia Higley.

Conference papers:

Anna Hoyles

Single panel of Henry Dubb Comic stripThe anti-war message of the ‘Gullible Worker’ comic strip – 1912 and beyond, NNCORE Conference, Oslo, 11-12 June 2015

The ‘Gullible Worker’ comic strip and the First World War, Objections to War Conference, Hull, 7-9 September 2014

 

 Andrew Kerr

Haselden

W.K. Haselden and the Shifting Focus of British Comics during the First World War’ Perception and Reception: The History of the Media in Society’, Media History Conference, Aberystwyth, 4-6 July 2012

Adam Sherif

Courtesy of DC comics

Courtesy of DC comics

 

Princess Diana, the Wonder Woman: the First Year of Adventures in History ­- Comica Symposium 2012 Transitions 3: New directions in comic studies, Birkbeck College, University of London, 3rd of November 2012

Jane Chapmancrop 2 Woodpecker Listening Post

Social Movement Comic Strips as Citizen’s Journalism, Humour and Cultural Record, World War 1: Media, Entertainments & Popular Culture, University of Chester July 2015