2000 ICAF Conference Schedule
|THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14|
|8:30-9:00||Welcome Gene Kannenberg, Jr.|
|9:00-10:30||Panel One Critical Traditions -- Moderated by Charles Hatfield |
Bart Beaty (University of Calgary, Canada): "Wertham Faces His Critics: Understanding the Postwar Comics Debate"
Libbie McQuillan (University of Glasgow, Scotland): "Trends in the B.D. Critical Field: a Brief History of Time"
Mark C. Rogers (Walsh University, Ohio, USA): "Policing The Comics 2000: Revisiting British Cultural Studies and Comics"
|11:00-12:00||Panel Two Comics, Revolution, and Empire -- Moderated by Cécile Danehy Mark McKinney (Miami University, Ohio, USA): "Propaganda for Empire: Colonial Exhibitions and Expeditions in Alain Saint-Ogan's Zig et Puce" |
Ana Merino (University of Pittsburgh, USA): "The Cuban Comic Strip and Its Ideological Articulation During The Revolution"
|12:00-12:30||Presentation Charles M. Schulz: An Appreciation, by M. Thomas Inge -- Introduced by Gene Kannenberg, Jr.|
|2:00-3:30||Roundtable Discussion Comics and Semiotics/Semiology -- Moderated by Jeffrey Miller |
Featuring Alvise Mattozzi (Italy; currently visiting scholar, USA), Jeffrey Miller (Utica College, USA), Christina Peñamarin Beristain (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain) and Guy Spielmann (Georgetown University, USA).
|3:30-5:00||Panel Three Neglected Roots: Recovering Comics' Past -- Moderated by Guy Spielmann |
Beatrice Marechal (EHESS University, Paris, France): "'Singular Stories of the Terashima Neighborhood': A Japanese Autobiographical Comic"
John F. Ronan (University of Florida, Gainesville, USA): "Getting Around: The Underground Press Syndicate and American Underground Comix"
Paul P. Somers, Jr. (Michigan State University): "Nast, Keppler, and the Two Traditions in American Editorial Cartooning."
|5:15-6:15||Guest Artist Alice Chang (Taiwan, R.O.C.) -- Introduced by Jeffrey Miller|
|6:15||Reception Held in the Connecticut Room|
|FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15|
|9:00-10:30||Panel Four Reimagining the Past -- Moderated by Gene Kannenberg, Jr. |
Jose Alaniz (University of California, Berkeley, USA): "Into Her Dead Body: Moore & Campbell's From Hell"
M. Thomas Inge (Randolph-Macon College, USA): "Poe and the Comics Connection"
|11:00-12:30||Panel Five Comics in/as New Media -- Moderated by Charles Hatfield |
Jeremy Allen (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia): "The New Media Revolution: Overseas Comic Creators & the Web"
Jessica Fure (University of Baltimore, USA): "Weaving the Universe: The Hypertextual Nature of Comics"
Michael G. Rhode (National Museum of Health and Medicine, USA) and Ray Bottorff Jr. (Private Scholar, USA): "The Grand Comics Database (GCD): An Evolving Research Tool"
Respondent: Scott McCloud (Reinventing Comics; USA)
|2:00-3:00||Keynote Speech Christian Gasser (Switzerland) on "Comic Mutanten" -- Introduced by Mark Nevins|
|3:15-4:15||Guest Artist Anke Feuchtenberger (Germany) -- Introduced by Mark Nevins|
|4:30-5:30||Guest Artist Martin tom Dieck (Germany) -- Introduced by Mark Nevins|
|8:00-9:30||JOINT ICAF / EXPO PROGRAM Bill Griffith and Kim Deitch (USA): "From the Underground to the Mainstream—Looking Back, Looking Ahead" -- Moderated by Joseph Witek (Comic Books as History; USA); Introduced by Gene Kannenberg, Jr.|
|SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16|
|10:30-11:45||JOINT ICAF / EXPO PROGRAM |
Guests of Honor Philippe Dupuy & Charles Berberian (France) -- Facilitated by Bart Beaty; Introduced by Mark Nevins
|1:00-2:00||JOINT ICAF / EXPO PROGRAM |
"Expo Comes to ICAF" A Conversation with Will Eisner and Jeff Smith (USA) -- Introduced by Charles Hatfield
|4:45-5:45||JOINT ICAF / EXPO PROGRAM |
Artist Presentation "Québécois Alternative Comics—Underground Expressionism" by Henriette Valium, Simon Bossé, and Eric Braun -- Moderated by Jamie Salomon; Introduced by Mark Nevins
|6:00-7:30||JOINT ICAF / EXPO PROGRAM |
Round Table Discussion Third Annual New Voices in Cartooning -- Moderated by Mark Nevins
Featuring: Renée French, Dean Haspiel, Jason Little, Brian Ralph, and Craig Thompson