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10/22/17 | 2:30 pm

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street Map

212-769-5100


22-10-2017 12:00:00 22-10-2017 12:00:00 America/New_York Special Events and Dialogues | 2:30 pm What roles do humor, activism, and ethnographic research play in writing a graphic novel? This exciting form for anthropologists and artists immerses readers in diverse cultural worlds. Join anthropologist Sherine Hamdy (Lissa) and artists/writers Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez (La Borinqueña) and Lucio Zago (Williamsburg Shorts) for an illuminating discussion about comics, graphics, and culture. Their groundbreaking work explores a range of local and global issues: from urban gentrification to organ transplants, from migrant and refugee crises to cultural representation and superheroes. Moderated by Catrin Einhorn, senior staff editor, The New York Times http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=253599 American Museum of Natural History American Museum of Natural History

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What roles do humor, activism, and ethnographic research play in writing a graphic novel? This exciting form for anthropologists and artists immerses readers in diverse cultural worlds. Join anthropologist Sherine Hamdy (Lissa) and artists/writers Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez (La Borinqueña) and Lucio Zago (Williamsburg Shorts) for an illuminating discussion about comics, graphics, and culture. Their groundbreaking work explores a range of local and global issues: from urban gentrification to organ transplants, from migrant and refugee crises to cultural representation and superheroes. Moderated by Catrin Einhorn, senior staff editor, The New York Times

Venue Description: A museum for the 21st century, with a rich and storied past and one of the greatest natural history museums in the world, with over 40 exhibition halls. Open daily from 10am to 5:45pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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