DR. ANDREW KUNKA
PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH


2013-2014


Publications—Book Chapters:


“Race and Ethnicity in Comics,” Routledge Companion to Comics. Ed. Roy Cook, Frank Bramlettand Aaron Meskin. Routledge Press. (forthcoming)


Publications—Book Reviews:


Review of Jaime Hernandez, God and Science: The Return of the Ti-Girls. Image/Text, 7 (2013).


Conference/Symposium Participation:


Presenter—“Why Did Matt Kindt Light my Book on Fire? Matt Kindt and the Physicality of the Text,” 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference, 2014.


Presenter—“A Contract with God, The First Kingdom, and the ‘Graphic Novel’: The Will Eisner/Jack Katz Letters,” The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum Grand Opening Festival of Cartoon Art.


Presenter—“How Do You Solve a Problem Like Chop-Chop?: Super-readers and the Racial Politics of Continuity.” Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference, 2013.


Co-Organizer—Comics Studies in the South Symposium, with Qiana Whitted, USC Columbia


Scholarly Reviewer: Manuscript Reviewer for College Literature, The Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics and PMLA.

 

2012- 2013


Publications—Book Chapters:     

“Caricature, Cartooning, and Race in the Graphic Narratives of Kyle Baker and Gene Luen Yang,” Coloring America: Multi-Ethnic Engagements in Recent Graphic Narratives. Ed. Derek Parker Royal. University Press of Mississippi. (forthcoming)

Publications—Encyclopedia Entries:

“Black Condor,” “Blackhawk (I),” “Blackhawk (II),” “Crandall, Reed,” “Fine, Lou,” “Kane, Gil (I),” “Kane, Gil (II),” “Hellblazer (III),” “Hellblazer (IV),” “Thomas, Roy (II),” “Thomas, Roy (III),” and “Thomas, Roy (IV)” The Comics through Time: An Historical Encyclopedia. Ed. M. Keith Booker. Greenwood Press. (forthcoming)

Publications—Book Reviews:

“Review of Marc Singer, Grant Morrison: Combining the Worlds of Contemporary Comics,” American Studies. (forthcoming)

Conference Participation:

Presenter—“A Work of Its Time and a Timeless Work: The Spirit, Ebony White, and Will Eisner’s Legacy,” Annual Meeting of the Modern Language Association.

Scholarly Reviewer:

Manuscript reviewer for: College Literature, The Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature, Studies in the Novel, Wiley-Blackwell Compass.
 

 

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