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How to Study Comics & Graphic Novels

Here’s a brilliant free read: How to Study Comics & Graphic Novels: A Graphic Introduction to Comics Studies by Enrique del Rey Cabero, Michael Goodrum, and José Morlesín Mellado, available online at Issuu (found via Ben Towle). It’s put out by the Oxford Comics Network, part of TORCH, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities. And it’s wonderful, a comic that’s chock-full of information on how to read comics. It covers terminology (comic or graphic novel?), specialized terms (panel, gutter, ...
Tags: Art, Comics, Oxford Research Centre, Issuu, Mellado, Ben Towle, Enrique del Rey Cabero Michael Goodrum, José Morles, Oxford Comics Network

How the angriest black man in America inspired a generation of Oxford students

FIFTY years ago, the man dubbed the "angriest black man in America" electrified the Oxford Union chamber with a speech that would go down in history. Stephen Tuck, Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and director of the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, has published The Night Malcom X Spoke at the Oxford Union: A Transatlantic Story of Antiracist Protest, to mark 50 years since the events of December 3, 1964. [Link to media]
Tags: America, Oxford, Oxford University, Stephen, Humanities, Oxford Union, Oxford Research Centre, Transatlantic Story of Antiracist Protest