I am looking to put together a panel for the American Historical Association's 2013 conference in New Orleans. I am seeking panelists for a panel on "Graphic Novels as History?" The theme of for the conference is Lives, Places, Stories, the panel will focus on the graphic novel's enhances history, though the "story" it tells
Potential topics may include
Use of graphic novels in teaching
Biography's in graphic novel form.
Histories of science
Parellels between graphic novel and historical fiction
Connections between climate change and issues of race, gender and class
Are graphic novels history or entertainment.
This is not a complete list, but all ideas will be considered.
Please send a 250-word proposal and short CV to Erik Bauer at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 15, 2012. Please email me if you have any questions.
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