How Islam is Portrayed in Comics

13 Jan 2022


Speaker: Maryanne Rhett

Description: During this webinar we will discuss how Islam and Muslims have been, and continue to be, portrayed in comics and other forms of sequential art since the 1800s through today. Focusing largely on US comics the discussion will also take into account global examples including, but not limited to, works from Canada, Spain, and various elements of the Punch “empire.”

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Sponsored By: 
The National Humanities Center and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies Center