1999 ICAF Conference Schedule
|THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16|
|8:30-9:00||Welcome --Gene Kannenberg, Jr.|
|9:00-10:30||Panel One Creators in Conversation with Tradition--Moderated by Cécile Danehy |
Marc Singer (University of Maryland, College Park): "On Byron, Shelley and Crazy Jane: Romanticism and Modernity in the Comics of Grant Morrison"
Dan Cross (Belleville Area College): "Perverts, Weenies, and Other Losers: Ethos in Autobiographical Comics"
Ana Merino (University of Pittsburgh): "Inodoro Pereyra, A 'Gaucho' in the Pampa of Paper and Ink: Folkloric and Literary Intertextuality and its Reformulations in Argentinean Comics"
|11:00-12:00||Presentation "Outside Influence/Local Colour: the Australian Small Press," Michael Hill (lecturer in visual communication in the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building of the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, and partner in Graber Hill, publisher of the comic Black Light Angels)--Introduced by Cécile Danehy|
|1:30-3:00||Panel Two Comics in Discourse, Discourse in Comics--Moderated by Jeffrey Miller |
Eric Weitzel (University of California - Santa Barbara): "Radicalizing the Mainstream: Pop Cultural Pleasures, Gertrude Stein, and the Comic Arts"
Anne N Thalheimer (University of Delaware): "Terrorists, Bitches, and Dykes: Late 20th Century Lesbian Comix"
Rachel Bowen (Georgetown University): "By Pleasure Unbound: Textual Subjectivity in Pornographic Comics"
|3:30-5:00||Panel Three Comics Industries: Creation, Publication, Consumption--Moderated by Charles Hatfield |
Stanford A. Carpenter (Rice University; Fellow at the Smithsonian Institution): "Finding Sources for Blackjacks, Vamps, and Speedsters: An Ethnography of the Creative Process"
Mark C. Rogers (Walsh University): "The High Cost Of Fandom: The American Comic Book Industry from Mass Medium to Niche Medium"
|5:30-6:00||Presentation "Rising Heroes: The Comics Art Initiative for Youth Entrepreneurs, ComicsWork! International" Shawn Beilfuss, CWI Program/Art Director (Michigan)--Introduced by Cécile Danehy|
|6:30-7:30||Plenary Lecture Pascal Lefèvre, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée (Belgium), "Narration in Comics"--Introduced by Gene Kannenberg, Jr.|
|7:30||Reception Hosted by the Belgian Embassy (Connecticut Room)|
|FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17|
|9:00-10:30||Panel Four Historical Perspectives from Different Cultures--Moderated by Jeffrey Miller |
John A. Lent (Temple University): "Long Before Tezuka: Some Beginnings of Asian Comic Art"
Mike Kidson (Independent Scholar, UK): "Permanence vs. Ephemerality: Pre-Industrial Revolution Image Printing Techniques and their Impact on the Development of the Comic Strip"
Libbie McQuillan (Glasgow University, Scotland): "Between the Sheets at Pilote: 1968-1973"
|11:00-12:30||Panel Five Examining the Comics Form--Moderated by Gene Kannenberg, Jr. |
Joost Pollmann (Lead Organizer, Haarlem Comics Festival, Netherlands): "Shaping Sounds"
Alvise Mattozzi (University of Florence, Italy): "Time in Comix, Timin' Comics"
Joseph "Rusty" Witek (Stetson University): "The Arrow and the Grid: Creating the Comics Reader"
|2:00-3:00||Plenary Lecture Anne Rubenstein, Allegheny College: "What We Can Learn from Mexican Censors"--Introduced by Charles Hatfield|
|3:30-4:30||Guest Artists Jis and Trino (Mexico)--Introduced by Charles Hatfield|
|7:30-9:00||JOINT ICAF / SPX PROGRAM Jeff Smith (USA), "Comics and Storytelling"--Introduced by Charles Hatfield|
|SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18|
|10:30-11:30||JOINT ICAF / SPX PROGRAM |
Guest Artist Charles Burns (USA)--Introduced by Mark Nevins
|11:45-1:00||JOINT ICAF / SPX PROGRAM |
GUEST OF HONOR Eddie Campbell (Scotland)--Introduced by Mark Nevins
|2:00-2:30||JOINT ICAF / SPX PROGRAM |
Guest Artist Ellen Forney, "I Was Seven in '75"--Introduced by Gene Kannenberg, Jr.
|6:00-7:30||JOINT ICAF / SPX PROGRAM |
Round Table Discussion New Voices in Cartooning II--Moderated by Mark Nevins
Featuring: Jessica Abel, Brian Biggs, Jordan Crane, Jason Lutes, Matt Madden, and