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Sunday, April 15 • 10:50am - 11:50am
Cartooning a Split Jewish Identity: the Autobiographical Comics of Miriam Libicki

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Nonfiction graphic novelist Miriam Libicki will read from her works on identity, politics, and Israel-diaspora relations, and encourage the audience to explore their own stereotype fears by leading them in drawing their own cartoon self portraits.

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Miriam Libicki

Miriam Libicki is a graphic novelist living in Vancouver, Canada. Her short comics have been published by Alternate History Comics, Rutgers University Press, and the Journal of Jewish Identities, and her Israeli Army memoir "jobnik!" has been used in over a dozen university courses. Her book of drawn essays, TOWARD A HOT JEW, published by Fantagraphics, was named a FORBES Top 10 graphic novel of 2016 and received the 2017 Vine Award for Canadian Jewish Literature. Libicki teaches illustration at Emily Carr U... Read More →

Sunday April 15, 2018 10:50am - 11:50am PDT
Room F