Graphic books are a special breed of storytelling. This course, through power-point presentations, seminar-style class discussions, readings, and drawing exercises, examines the unique contributions of graphic novels, memoirs, and histories. Major examples will be examined and interpreted. Students will become familiar with their stylistic innovations, the image-text relationship, and how artists use the concepts of time and space in this visual medium.
45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework
AHIS 430 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements. AHIS 430 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.