FRESH TALK: Who are the new superwomen of the universe?
Join us for FRESH TALK on the superwomen changing the universe of comics and beyond.
For much of comics history, women characters were introduced as plot devices for the leading male characters. Join us for a conversation about the new wave of superheroines entering the comic universe, leading the fight for justice and dispelling traditional stereotypes in fiction and beyond.
Followed by Catalyst, a cocktail hour with a topic and a twist.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
- Janelle Asselin, former writer for Comic Alliance and founder of Rosy Press
- Carolyn Cocca, author of Superwomen: Gender, Power, and Representation
- Ashley Woods, illustrator, graphic novelist, and artist for the Stranger Comics series, “NIOBE: She is Life”
- More speakers to be announced
Required. $25 general admission; $20 members, seniors, students. Price includes museum admission and Catalyst. Exhibition galleries open to attendees before the program.
FRESH TALK is presented by the museum’s Women, Arts, and Social Change public program initiative.