Canceled Due to Illness: Black Comix, Social Justice, and Visual Ideologies - John Jennings - 04/06/2017 - 1:00pm

Canceled Due to Illness: Black Comix, Social Justice, and Visual Ideologies

Mosse Humanities Building - Rm. 6131 - 455 North Park Street

Presented in partnership with the Applied Comics Kitchen (ACK!) at UW-Madison, this workshop, led by professor and cartoonist John Jennings, addresses Black comix, identity, social justice agendas and representation in the contemporary political climate. Participants will learn¬≠ several comix making practices. This workshop is free and open to the public. Register at


Applied Comics Kitchen (ACK!) is a collective of graduate students and faculty at UW-Madison that creates an open, practiced-based dialogue for educators and researchers to share the use of comics making in teaching practices, advocacy, and research methodologies. ACK! is funded by the Borghesi-Mellon Workshop Program through the Center for Humanities and has co-sponsored events with the Holtz Center, OMAI/First Wave, the Creative Writing Program, the Art Department, the Geography Department, and the LGBT Campus Center.

John Jennings

John Jennings

A Mississippi native and University of Illinois native, John Jennings is an Associate Professor of Visual Studies at The State University of New York at Buffalo. Jennings is an award-winning graphic novelist and author. His research and teaching focus on the analysis, explication, and disruption of African American stereotypes in popular visual media.

Recent Book
Black Comix Returns