Forum: Race and Immigration in Ethnic American Comics

Forum: Race and Immigration in Ethnic American Comics

Join us on October 15th from 3-5pm to hear about two path-breaking graphic narratives on ethnic American experiences from WWII to the present.  This Fall panel brings together scholars and practitioners who are innovatively representing race, citizenship, and immigration through the medium of comics. Professors Kavita Daiya and Patricia Chu will be moderating this event that…

Reading with Disability Novelist Susan Nussbaum

Reading with Disability Novelist Susan Nussbaum

The English Department is excited to host a reading and Q&A with disability novelist Susan Nussbaum. Susan is the author of the acclaimed book, “Good Kings Bad Kings”.  The zoom session will be held in accordance with the advanced undergraduate class on Disability Studies currently being taught by professor David Mitchell today from 5-7pm. This…

Event: Five Questions with GW English Major & Screenwriter Jason Filardi, CCAS BA ’93

Event: Five Questions with GW English Major & Screenwriter Jason Filardi, CCAS BA ’93

  Location Online via Zoom  Event Description     Join CCAS for the next installment in the series Five Questions with GW Alumni, featuring GW English Major Jason Filardi, CCAS BA’93. Jason Filardi will share insights on being a Hollywood screenwriter, as well as reflect on how his GW experiences influenced his career. Filardi will be interviewed…

New Event: Migration, Gender, and Rights in Comics and Literature

New Event: Migration, Gender, and Rights in Comics and Literature

 Join the GW community on Thursday, April 15th from 12pm-2pm EST for the “Migration, Gender, and Rights in Comics and Literature: Linking the World” symposium! Hosted by GW’s Department of English and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) program, this symposium will explore how contemporary graphic narratives and fiction about South Asia, Syria, and the Caribbean…

Jenny McKean Moore Reading – Creative fiction writer Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Jenny McKean Moore Reading – Creative fiction writer Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Kali Fajardo Anstine is the author of the short story collection, Sabrina and Corina, a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of an American Book Award.  Her work has appeared in Harper’s Bazaar, The American Scholar, Boston Review, the Oprah Magazine and elsewhere. Please join us for a virtual reading and Q&A on April…