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Friday, October 2

Comics and the Art of Visual Communication

Illustrated Lecture
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

Scott McCloud, author and comics artist


Comics is finally coming of age as an artistic and literary form. Now this once-maligned medium of expression is poised for new opportunities, thanks to a mutating media environment and a potential revolution in visual education. Author and comics artist Scott McCloud shines a light on these and other fascinating trends in a fast-moving visual presentation. Cosponsored by the Middlebury College Museum of Art, the Christian A. Johnson Enrichment Fund, the Christian A. Johnson Visual Arts Residency Program, the Director of the Arts, the Department of History of Art and Architecture, the Program in Film and Media Culture, the Chinese Department, and the Writing Program.