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Burack Lecture: Comics As Journalism - Joe Sacco

Oct 20, 2017
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Given E E131 (Carpenter Auditorium)

Cartoonist and journalist, Author of "Safe Area Gorazde", "Footnotes in Gaza", and "Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt"

Joe Sacco, known for his intrepid reporting in war and crisis zones, is one of the world's premier authors of nonfiction narrative comics and comic journalism. A Guggenheim Fellow, American Book Award winner, and New York Times bestselling writer, he counts among his works "Safe Area Gorazde", "Palestine", "The Great War", and the Ridenhour Book Prize-winning "Footnotes in Gaza". Joe Sacco's Burack Lecture is in conjunction with the Pulp Culture Comic Arts Festival and Symposium, October 19-21 at UVM.

Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Art and Art History, and the Global Studies Program.
Reception to immediately follow in Hoehl Gallery.
Free parking in the Jeffords Lot after 3:30 pm.
For ADA accomodations: 802-656-5665

For more information, contact Jonah Steinberg at 656-3884 or jonah.steinberg@uvm.edu.

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