Schedule | Marantz Picturebook Research Symposium | Kent State University

 

Schedule at a Glance

**All programs will be held in the Kent State University Library

Sunday, August 5

5:15 p.m.

REGISTRATION

3rd Floor of the Kent State University Library

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Dinner and opening keynote: P. Craig Russell

Monday, August 6

7:45 - 8:30 a.m.

REGISTRATION / Breakfast

3rd Floor of the Kent State University Library

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Welcome/Announcements

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Keynote: Rafael Rosado

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Coffee Break

 

PAPER SESSION 1

 

10:15 - 10:55 a.m.

Using TOON Comic Books to Increase Elementary Students’ Fluency Skills: A Multi-Case Study with Six Preservice Teachers — Gina Doepker

 

Pace yourself: How studying comics and graphic novels impacted time in a middle school — Ashley Dallacqua

 

PAPER SESSION 2

11:00 - 11:40 a.m.

Creating a Mythology of Change: The Future of Storytelling in Science Fiction and New Media Comics—Natalia Lopes

 

Robot cats, supernatural cats: Japanese comics marketed to a Taiwanese audience—Emily Seitz

 

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

 

Lunch & Discussion  #Marantz2018

Sponsored by Manga Classics 

 

   12:30 - 1:00 p.m.

 

Exhibits and Poster session

 

1:10 - 2:10 p.m.

Panel Presentation

Developing Students’ Writing Skills through Comics and the Graphic Narrative

Karen Gavigan, Ashley Dallacqua, Sandi Sumerfield

 

PAPER SESSION 3

2:20 - 3:00 p.m.

Girls in Graphic Novels: A Content Analysis of Selected Texts from YALSA's 2016 Great Graphic Novels for Teens List—Tiffany Mumm

 

Webcomics and the Library: The Challenges of an Emerging Medium—Ted Anderson

 

PAPER SESSION 4

3:05 - 3:45 p.m.

Teaching Ethics through the Auto-Graphic Novel—Karen vanMeenan

 

Superheroes, Psychiatry, and Public Health: Fredric Wertham’s Graphic Medicine—Valentino Zullo

3:45 - 4:00 p.m.

Break

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Roundtable discussion: Comics and the Graphic Novel: The Relationship between Text and Image. P. Craig Russell, Rafael Rosado, John Shableski, Vera Camden, Valentino Zullo. Moderator: Carol Tilley

5:15 -  6:15 p.m.

Dinner

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Comics and Graphic Novel Extravaganza (also open to the public)

1st Floor of the Kent State University Library

 

Tuesday, August 7

7:45 - 8:15 a.m.

Breakfast

3rd Floor of the Kent State University Library

8:15 - 8:25 a.m.

Welcome / Introduction

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Keynote Carol Tilley, PhD. Associate Professor, University of Illinois

 

PAPER SESSION 5

9:30 - 10:10 a.m.

A term “for BBC to quote”: Young adult readers define, struggle with and resist the “graphic novel” — Lucia Cedeira Serantes

 

LGBTQAI+ Portrayal in Recent Graphic Novels

     — Christina Dorr and Liz Deskins

10:10 - 10:20 a.m.

Coffee break

10:20 - 11:20 a.m.

Panel Presentation

Teaching Graphic Novels in the Classroom: Text, Readers, Pedagogy, and Curriculum – Laura Jiminez, Kathryn Roberts, Kristy Brugar, and Carla Myer

 

11:20 - 11:30 a.m.

 

 

 

Break

 

 

11:30 - 12:15 p.m.

 

 

 

Kendra Albright and Karen Gavigan

 

 

 

12:15 p.m.

Lunch

Closing remarks