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Event: Comics as Literature? Reading Graphic Narrative: A Talk with Dr. Hillary Chute

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Join us for a virtual talk with Dr. Hillary Chute on graphic novels and their place in literature. Registration is required.

Tuesday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m. CST.

Dr. Chute is a Distinguished Professor of English and Art + Design at Northeastern University. She is the author or editor of seven books, including Graphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics (Columbia University Press in 2010), Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form (Harvard University Press in 2016), Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere (HarperCollins in 2017), and the forthcoming collection Maus Now: Selected Writing (Pantheon Books in November 2022). She has written for venues including Artforum, Bookforum, the Village Voice, the New York Review of Books, and the New York Times Book Review, which began running her “Graphic Content” column in 2018.

This event was made possible by a grant from the Friends of the Humanities. For further questions, please contact the event coordinators Janelle Zetty at and Zachary Stein at

Comics as Literature? Reading Graphic Narrative: A Talk with Dr. Hillary Chute