Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Graphic Encouters Nominated for the 2015 Teaching Literature Book Award

Graphic Encounters has been nominated for the 2015 Teaching Literature Book Award, a prize for outstanding scholarship on teaching literature at the college level. The nationally juried award is conferred every other year by the faculty in the Ph.D. program in English and the Teaching of English at Idaho State University. The jurors for this year’s award are the following individuals:
 Tanya Agathocleous (Hunter College, CUNY), editor of Teaching Literature: A Companion;
 Jennifer Holberg (Calvin College), founding editor of the journal Pedagogy; and
 Steven Lynn (University of South Carolina), author of Literature: Reading and Writing with Critical Strategies and Texts and Contexts.
The winning book will be announced in September.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Introducing The Comics Machine

Gene Kannenberg, Jr. is going to produce one abstract comic per day for all of 2015. You can see the results at his tumblr: http://comicsmachine.tumblr.com

It's fascinating stuff and I encourage you to check it out.