Schedule

Location: Logan Center, University of Chicago

6PM

Conference begins; brief opening remarks

6:157:30

Art Spiegelman and W.J.T. Mitchell in conversation

What the %$#! Happened to Comics

9:00AM10:30

Panel: Comics and Autobiography

Featuring:

Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Justin Green
Carol Tyler
Phoebe Gloeckner

10:4512PM

Joe Sacco and W.J.T. Mitchell in conversation

12:151:15

Lunch break

1:152:30

Aline Kominsky-Crumb and Kristen Schilt in conversation

2:304:00

Panel: Graphic Novel Forms Today

Featuring:

Charles Burns
Dan Clowes
Seth
Chris Ware

4:155:30

Françoise Mouly talk on Blown Covers

Also featuring:

Robert Crumb
Chris Ware
Dan Clowes

5:306:00

Break

6:007:15

Alison Bechdel and Hillary Chute in conversation

9:00AM10:15

Ben Katchor lecture

Halftone Printing in the Yiddish Press and Other Objects of Idol Worship

10:3012:00PM

Panel: Lines on Paper

Featuring:

Ivan Brunetti
Lynda Barry
Gary Panter
Robert Crumb

2:005:00

Lynda Barry, Writing the Unthinkable workshop

This workshop, which is capped at 40 people, is now full.

Books by all participants will be sold at the Logan Center throughout the conference by local independent booksellers Quimby’s and 57th Street Books.