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Saturday, April 2 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Comics Arts Conference 4: Politics of Oppression and Identity

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The eternal struggle of art and freedom engages Fabio Luiz Carneiro Mourilhe Silva (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro) and Jon Hogan (Syracuse University), who examine how the work of Brazilian cartoonist Henrique de Souza Filho, aka Henfil, served as an ideological and critical weapon against the military dictatorship of the 1960s through the 1980s. Jose Alaniz (University of Washington, Seattle) brings the discussion home with a focus on how the Mike Murdock storyline in Daredevil plays with identity politics through Matt Murdock's status as blind, then sighted, then blind, then sighted. Confused? You and Karen Page both!

Saturday April 2, 2011 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 204/206

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