Random records through the 2017 ComFor conference

Random records through the 2017 ComFor conference

Random records through the 2017 ComFor conference

Regular readers with this blog may have wondered why, after 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, there is no blogpost regarding the 2016 ComFor (German Society for Comics Studies) meeting. There was an easy cause for that: I experiencedn’t attended year’s conference that is last. Fourteen days ago, nonetheless, we took the journey to Bonn where this year’s meeting (subject: “Comics and their Popularity”) took place. Please be aware that the next records aren’t meant to acceptably summarise the conference that is respective; alternatively they’re rather subjective and random – ergo the name for this blogpost.

The seminar began on Friday, December 1 with all the “Open Workshops”, i.e. Documents not in the meeting theme of “Comics and their Popularity”.

  • The very first presentation ended up being by Zita Husing (Bonn) on “Being and Nature: the value associated with the Southern Space for the Swamp in Alan Moore’s The Saga of this Swamp Thing” in which she submit connections between tropes associated with the United states South and Swamp Thing, e.g. That both are difficult to kill – no matter what poorly these are typically maimed or burned down, they constantly keep coming back through the dead. Czytaj więcej about Random records through the 2017 ComFor conference