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Graphic Novels to Watch Out For
December 4, 2019
McCullough Student Center
Alison Bechdel, author of the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For and the graphic memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomedy, discusses what makes comics such a powerful medium for addressing and upending oppression.
Partner: Middlebury College and the Mellon Foundation
Series Underwriter: The Residence at Otter Creek
Image: Panel from Fun Home by Alison Bechdel, used by permission
For more information
- “Vermont Picks Alison Bechdel as Cartoonist Laureate,” NBC News, 3/30/2017
- “Drawn from Life: The World of Alison Bechdel,” The New Yorker, 4/23/2012
- Alison Bechdel website
“Cartoonist and Graphic Memoirist Alison Bechdel, 2014 MacArthur Fellow,” MacArthur Foundation (3:23):