Will Eisner Week Events

(Updated 1 March 2010)

Minneapolis, MN at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design (MCAD)
The Comic Art students and faculty at MCAD will share their exploration of this year's Will Eisner Week theme: The Reading Revolution: Will Eisner and the American Graphic Novel. Throughout the week, faculty and students will post new lectures and studio assignments from the classroom to this website. On March 25th, the public is invited for the MCAD Mini-Comic Expo.

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Savannah, GA at the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)
The Sequential Art Department at SCAD invites students, faculty, and friends to express themselves at an exhibit of self-portraits using expressive anatomy. The exhibit will be from March 1st to the 14th in Norris Hall with with a lecture and workshops starting at 1:00 PM on March 5th in Room 101, Norris Hall. For more information click on the poster below.

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Lincoln, NE at the University of Nebraska
Don't miss the theatrical reading of a Jennifer Olson adaptation of Will Eisner's "A Contract with God" along with the award-winning feature-length documentary, "Will Eisner: Portrait of a Sequential Artist." These are bring held at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 6th. For more information visit the Ross Website.

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Athens, Greece via the Comicdom Website
Comicdom.gr will host a series of articles dedicated to the work of Will Eisner, one of the most important and inspiring creators. Will Eisner Week will take place on the website with a week of posts, reviews, and articles dedicated to Graphic Novels and Will Eisner. There will be interviews and contributions from Greek artists. Make sure to visit the Comicdom Website on a regular basis.

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Hartford, CT at Trinity College
Trinity College welcomes three comic strip artists for a lively panel discussion of "From Comic Strips to Comic Books to Graphic Novels." On Friday, March 5, 2010 at 1:30 PM, hear artists Jerry Craft, Joe T. Staton, and Andres Vera Martinez, and moderator Professor Thora Brylowe in Boyer Auditorium in the Albert C. Jacobs Life Sciences Center. For more information visit the Will Eisner Week Panel at Trinity College.

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Amherst, MA at the University of Massachusetts
Don't miss Will Eisner's Ideals: A Panel Discussion on Comics and Society with three comic artists - Howard Cruse, Gary Hallgren and Sophia Wiedeman. On Tuesday, March 2nd at 4:00 PM in Herter Hall, Room 227. For more information visit Will Eisner's Ideals.

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Philadelphia, PA at La Salle University
Visit the Community Gallery at the La Salle University Art Museum located on the lower level of Olney Hall to see their exhibition of Digital Art. For more information go to www.lasalle.edu/museum.

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New York, NY at Columbia University
Visit Butler Library at the Columbia University campus in upper Manhattan to see their graphic novel exhibition. Seven themes are presented and for each theme an image from traditional art is matched with three images from graphic novels. For more information go to the Butler Library Blog.

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