Monthly Archives: March 2014

Part 1: The High and Low of Teaching Comics

(first of a series) I first ran into McCloud’s Understanding Comics in the visually-oriented Freshman English anthology Seeing and Writing. The book reproduced McCloud’s chapter 6  “Show and Tell” :  a humorous and brilliant comic book  introduction to representation—how a … Continue reading

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Totally Un-Real Man!!

City College is an enormous multi-campus community college (100,000 students in the past, 60,000 now) that is slated to lose its accreditation about four months from now.  Its essentially sitting on academic death row, yet unlike a convicted murderer, it … Continue reading

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