Monday, January 17, 2011

"Graphics Narratives" University Subject on Offer

The University of Melbourne is now offering a new subject – "Graphics Narratives" – to students enrolled in creative writing, editing and publishing courses. Students will study comics and cultural theory, contemporary criticism of comics with a focus on 20th century writers such as Robert Crumb, Art Spiegelman, Alison Bechdel, Chris Ware, Marjane Satrapi, Charles Burns, Bruce Mutard and Shaun Tan, and discuss the history and innovation of the comics writing practice. Guest tutors will present intensive workshops on drawing and storyboarding, For more information go to the University of Melbourne website or join the FaceBook page.

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