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Graphic Materiality, Trauma, and Expressionist Comics: Artist’s Talk With Leela Corman
Thursday, November 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm EDT
In-person attendance: Only MIT community members enrolled in Covid Pass may attend in-person. Your MIT ID will be scanned when you arrive.
Streaming: This event will be available live on Zoom (mit.zoom.us/j/96579656038) and recorded.
Join graphic novel creator Leela Corman for a talk and Q&A about her graphic novels and short comics on the topics of generational and personal trauma, New York City history, Polish-Jewish life, and amateur women’s wrestling.
Corman is a painter, educator, and graphic novel creator. Her books include Unterzakhn (Schocken/Pantheon, 2012) and the short comics collection We All Wish For Deadly Force (Retrofit/Big Planet, 2016). She is currently at work on the graphic novel Victory Parade, a story about WWII, women’s wrestling, and the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp. Her short comics have appeared in The Believer Magazine, Tablet Magazine, Nautilus, and The Nib.