Josipa H edited the table of contents of Comics as a Nexus of Cultures Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
INTERMEDIAL1. Spatializing the Movie Screen: How Mainstream Cinema Is Catching Up on the Formal Potentialities of the Comic Book Page by Jochen Ecke2. The Marvel Universe on Screen: A New Wave of Superhero Movies? by Andreas Rauscher3. From Trauma Victim to Terrorist: Redefining Superheroes in Post-9/11 Hollywood by Dan A. Hassler-Forest4. "Picture This": Disease and Autobiographic Narration in the Graphic Novels of David B and Julie Doucet by Jonas Engelmann5. Novel-Based Comics by Paul Ferstl6. In the Art of the Beholder: Comics as Political Journalism by Dirk Vanderbeke
INTERNATIONAL7. The Carrefour of Practice: Quebec BD in Transition by Michel Hardy-Vallee8. The Use of Allusion in Apitz and Kunkel’s Karl Comics by Sandra Martina Schwab9. Cultural Specifics of a Scottish Comic: Oor Wullie by Anne Hoyer10. Memento Mori: A Portuguese Style of Melancholy by Mario Gomes and Jan Peuckert11. Otherness and the European as Villain and Antihero in American Comics by Georg Drennig12. 2000AD: Understanding the "British Invasion" of American Comics by Ben Little13. Whatever Happened to All the Heroes? British Perspectives on Superheroes by Karin Kukkonen and Anja Muller-Wood14. A Cornerstone of Turkish Fantastic Films: From Flash Gordon to Baytekin by Meral Ozcınar15. From Capes to Snakes: The Indianization of the American Superhero by Suchitra Mathur16. The Roving Eye Meets Traveling Pictures: The Field of Vision and the Global Rise of Adult Manga by Holger Briel17. Kawaii vs. Rorikon: The Reinvention of the Term Lolita in Modern Japanese Manga by Dinah Zank18. Mangascape Germany: Comics as Intercultural Neutral Ground by Paul M. Malone
INTERDISCIPLINARY19. Workshop I: Toward a Toolbox of Comics Studies by Karin Kukkonen and Gideon Haberkorn20. Workshop II: Comics in School by Mark Berninger21. Workshop III: Teaching Comics and Literary Studies--Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess’ "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" by Mark Berninger22. Workshop IV: Teaching Comics and Film Studies--Ang Lee’s The Hulk (USA 2003) by Andreas Rauscher23. Comic Linguistics: Comics and Cartoons in Academic Teaching by Christina Sanchez
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