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Unflattening: A Comics Workshop with Nick Sousanis

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Humanities Building, Mosse, George L

455 North Park Street

R. 6131

Madison, WI 53706

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Dr. Sousanis is a cartoonist and education scholar. He is an assistant professor at San Francisco State University in the departments of Humanities and Liberal Studies. In 2015, Harvard Univeristy Press published his graphic dissertation titled, Unflattening, as a comic book. Unflattening is the winner of the 2016 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE Award) in Humanities and the Lynd Ward Prize for best Graphic Novel of 2015. Unflattening was also nominated for a 2016 Eisner Award for Best Scholarly/Academic work.

Dr. Sousanis has given invited public talks about comics making in teaching and research at Stanford University, UCLA, and Microsoft Research.His recent comics include “Against the Flow” and “Upwards” in The Boston Globe, and “The Fragile Framework,” co-authored with Rich Monastersky for Nature.

Nick Sousanis will facilitate a generative workshop about thinking through drawing and cartooning. Participants will do drawing and cartooning activities that can be adapted in their scholarship and teaching practices. This workshop is open to faculty, students, and researchers in all academic fields. Registration is required.

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