The Art of the Review - Episode 17 Reviewing Comics

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In this episode, Robert and Yelena talk about the academic treatment of comics and comic books, from art history to comic book studies, and Robert interviews Julian C. Chambliss, Associate Professor of History at Rollins College, about reviewing comics for scholarly and popular audiences.

Links to some of the things mentioned in this episode:

  • Art in America, January 2016 issue on comics (mostly off-line)
  • Julian's piece on the comics behind the movies and television we love, for the Orlando Weekly
  • Julian Chambliss, "Superhero Comics: Artifacts of the U.S. Experience," Sequential SmArt: A Conference on Teaching with Comics, May 19, 2012, which contextualizes comics for classroom use (pdf download)
  • Ryan D. Purcell. Review of Stavans, Ilan, A Most Imperfect Union: A Contrarian History of the United States. H-Socialisms, H-Net Reviews. February, 2015. (Link to the review on the H-Net Commons)

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Credits:

The Art of the Review is produced by Robert Cassanello and Yelena Kalinsky, and sponsored by H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online and the University of Central Florida's Center for Humanities & Digital Research.