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Pulp Culture: Comics and Activism Symposium

October 2, 2019
6:00 pm
- October 10, 2019
2:00 pm

Robert Hull Fleming Museum
Cartoon of man entering alleyway with Pulp Culture title

Since 2017, the Vermont Folklife Center has hosted a comics symposium at the Fleming Museum at the University of Vermont. This year, the Pulp CultureComics and Activism Symposium will span a full week and will include two Vermont Humanities events: a First Wednesdays talk by graphic memoirist Alison Bechdel and a visit to the Flynn Center by Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin. 

 All of these events are free and open to the public, although tickets to Lewis and Aydin’s talk have sold out.

Graphic Novels to Watch Out For
with Alison Bechdel
Wednesday, October 2, 6:00 pm
Dudley Davis Center, UVM

Drawing from the Past Comics Workshop
with Marek Bennett
Friday, October 4, 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Room 308, Billings Library, UVM
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The Saddest, Angriest Black Girl in Town
with Robyn Smith and Whit Taylor
Saturday, October 5, 12:00 pm
Fleming Museum, UVM

El Viaje Mas Caro/The Costliest Journey
with Julia Doucet, Andy Kolovos, and Marek Bennett
Saturday, October 5, 1:30 pm
Fleming Museum, UVM

with Jason Lutes and Isaac Cates
Saturday, October 5, 3:00 pm
Fleming Museum, UVM

A Visit with Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Monday, October 7, 7:00 pm
Flynn MainStage, Burlington

The Comic Corrective: What Humor Does in Social Movement Art and Spectacle
with Nancy Welch
Thursday, October 10, 12:00 pm
Fleming Museum, UVM

Find more information about the talks on the Fleming Museum website.


October 2, 2019: 6:00 pm
October 10, 2019: 2:00 pm
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Andy Kolovos
(802) 388-4964


Robert Hull Fleming Museum
61 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT 05405 United States
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