(Read part 1 here.) So, if you read my first SDCC post, you’ll know I spent a lot of time talking about representation in the nerdy fields. I attended panels, spoke on another, and presented research on the subject. San Diego Comic Con, overall, was pretty positive for women this year, despite some shitty occurrences.…… Continue reading San Diego Comic Con (Part 2?) – Let’s Talk About Women
It’s almost upon us! San Diego Comic Con 2016! I’ve been trying to draft up posts to leave while I’m gone but I’ll be honest: this week I’ve been too excited, stressed, busy, and nervous to really make coherent blog posts! If you’re going to be around SDCC I would love to meet you! I’ll probably be…… Continue reading San Diego Comic Con!
I can now say I have been accepted to present my research at Comic Con International in San Diego this summer! Last year I went as a stand-in, in case someone else could’t present, but this time I get to go and definitely present. I’m still waiting to hear back about what type of presentation–poster…… Continue reading ACCEPTED!
That’s the title of my research project, almost a year in the making now. It was inspired by the Bechdel test for film and other tests that have since spawned. For those who don’t know, the Bechdel test is a (somewhat joke) of a test proposed by two characters in Alison Bechdel’s “Dykes to Watch…… Continue reading Dames, damsels, debutantes: An empirical analysis of women’s representation in superhero comics
Hello and all that jazz! This is an introductory blog post! This blog is spawned out of a class project for online journalism combined with an independent comic studies project. That being said, it is more than just for a class and should hopefully contain a fair amount of stuff that continues beyond a grade,…… Continue reading Introductions and such