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Virtual Event - Tim Fielder in conversation with John Jennings

Event date: 
Monday, February 8, 2021 - 7:00pm

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About the Author
TIM FIELDER is an illustrator, cartoonist, and animator raised in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He is the founder of Dieselfunk Studios, a multimedia storytelling company. He is also an educator for institutions such as the New York Film Academy and Howard University. Tim has served clients such as Marvel, Tri-Star Pictures, Ubisoft Entertainment, and The Village Voice, and is known for his TEDx Talk on Afrofuturism. His work has been showcased in the Hammonds House Museum and he won the 2018 Glyph Award. He attended Jackson State University, School of Visual Arts, and New York University.
 
JOHN JENNINGS is a Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of California at Riverside (UCR). Professor Jennings received his MA in Art Education in 1995 and the MFA in Studio with a focus on Graphic Design in 1997 from UIUC. He is an interdisciplinary scholar who examines the visual culture of race in various media forms including film, illustrated fiction, and comics and graphic novels. Jennings is also a curator, graphic novelist, editor, and design theorist whose research interests include the visual culture of Hip Hop, Afrofuturism and politics, Visual Literacy, Horror and the EthnoGothic, and Speculative Design and its applications to visual rhetoric. Jennings is co-editor of the Eisner Award winning collection The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art (Rutgers) and co-founder/organizer of The Schomburg Center's Black Comic Book Festival in Harlem. He is co-founder and organizer of the MLK NorCal's Black Comix Arts Festival in San Francisco and also SOL-CON: The Brown and Black Comix Expo at the Ohio State University. Jennings' current projects include the graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler's Kindred (with Damian Duffy), Tony Medina's police brutality themed ghost story I Am Alphonso Jones (with Stacey Robinson), and his Hoodoo Noir graphic novella Blue Hand Mojo (Rosarium Publishing). Jennings is also a Nasir Jones Hip Hop Studies Fellow at the Hutchins Center at Harvard University.

 

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Published: Abrams ComicArts - January 28th, 2020

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Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419728556
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - July 24th, 2018

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Published: University Press of Mississippi - August 1st, 2020

The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art Cover Image
By Frances Gateward (Editor), John Jennings (Editor), Frances Gateward (Contributions by), John Jennings (Contributions by), Daniel F. Yezbick (Contributions by), Sally McWilliams (Contributions by), Patrick F. Walter (Contributions by), Nancy Goldstein (Contributions by), Robin Means Coleman (Contributions by), William Lafi Youmans (Contributions by), Consuela Francis (Contributions by), Andre Carrington (Contributions by), Reynaldo Anderson (Contributions by), Blair Davis (Contributions by), Kinohi Nishikawa (Contributions by), Qiana Whitted (Contributions by), Craig Fischer (Contributions by), Hershini Bhana Young (Contributions by), James J. Zeigler (Contributions by), Rebecca Wanzo (Contributions by)
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