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Teaching Critical Looking: Pedagogical Approaches To Using Comics As Queer Theory, Ashley Manchester Apr 2017

Teaching Critical Looking: Pedagogical Approaches To Using Comics As Queer Theory, Ashley Manchester

SANE journal: Sequential Art Narrative in Education

Given the challenging depth of queer theoretical concepts, this article argues that one of the most effective ways to teach the complexities of queer theory is by utilizing comics in the classroom. I focus on how college-level instructors can use the content, form, and history of comics to teach students how to enact and do queer theory. By reading and making comics, students learn concrete and theoretical tools for combatting oppressive discourses and modes of meaning making. Teaching comics as queer theory promotes both innovative critical thinking and critical looking skills by centralizing both the rich history of queer comics ...


One Day This Kid Will Get Larger, Danny Orendorff Jan 2017

One Day This Kid Will Get Larger, Danny Orendorff

DePaul Art Museum Publications

One day this kid will get larger
Edited by Danny Orendorff
Designed by Charles Ryan Long

Table of Contents
Director’s Forward – Julie Rodrigues Widholm
One day this kid will get larger – Danny Orendorff
Artist Project: Untitled (our fight has just begun) – Rami George
“For My Daughter” – Shan Kelley
On Borrowed Time – Revisited” – Katja Heinemann
“Reflections On Another Image: Black Teens Coming of Age” – Lenn Keller
Artist Project: A Repetition of Survival – Demian DinéYazhi’
Artist Project: You Came Here – Demian DinéYazhi’