Feminist Icons or Schoolgirl Cuties?


Contributed by Katharine Kittredge

 IC alumnus Kristiina Korpus talks about the history of the image of fighting women and girls in Japanese anime, showing how the trope shifts over time, and discussing the ways that it can be used to empower or exploit women.  Emerson A noon on Saturday, April 5.



Saturday, April 5, 2014

Emerson Suites



Emerson B&C

 Programming in Emerson A

Portfolio Reviews for Aspiring Comic Creators 1:00-2pm

Will Dennis, a senior editor at Vertigo Comics, a division of DC, is a graduate of Ithaca High School and the Park School of Communications at Ithaca College. He has edited titles such as 100 Bullets, Hellblazer, Y the Last Man, and Lady Constantine. Recent credits include Spacemen, the Before Watchmen series, and the collection Superman for Tomorrow.

Interested students should contact Katharine Kittredge kkittredge@ithaca.edu  to reserve a spot.  If any space is still available on April 5, walk-ins will be able to register at the sign-in desk.

ITHACON is co-sponsored by The Comic Book Club of Ithaca, and the Ithaca College Departments of Art, Writing, Journalism, and English.

Persons needing special accommodations should contact Katharine Kittredge at kkittredge@ithaca.edu.