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Marsh Lecture Series - Alison Bechdel

Feb 11, 2014
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Davis Center 400/400D (Sugar Maple + Summit)

"Drawing Lessons: The Comics of Everyday Life" Alison Bechdel, American Cartoonist & University of Vermont James Marsh Professor-at-Large.

For twenty-five years, Alison Bechdel wrote and drew the comic strip 'Dykes to Watch Out For'. Her graphic memoir 'Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic' was named Best Book of 2006 by 'Time' magazine, and her second graphic memoir 'Are You My Mother: A Comic Drama' was named one of the top ten nonfiction books of 2012 by 'Time.' Bechdel is the recipient of a 2012 Guggenheim fellowship. She lives in Vermont.

Parking is available in the Jeffords and Watertower Parking Lots.

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