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MON, MAY 15, 2017
Cartoonist and animator Guy Delisle, author of Burma Chronicles, Jerusalem, Pyongyang, and Shenzhen, joins comics scholar Hillary L. Chute, author of Outside the Box, Graphic Women, and Disaster Drawn, for a discussion of Delisle’s latest book, Hostage. This tour is supported by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.
BIO: Guy Delisle
Guy Delisle (born January 19, 1966) is a Canadian cartoonist and animator, best known for his graphic novels about his travels, such as Shenzhen (2000), Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea (2003), Burma Chronicles (2007), and Jerusalem (2011).
BIO: Hillary Chute
Hillary Chute is Professor of English at Northeastern University. Formerly an Associate Professor of English at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Outside the Box: Interviews with Contemporary Cartoonists (University of Chicago Press). She is also the author of Graphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics (Columbia University Press) and Associate Editor of Art Spiegelman’s MetaMaus (Pantheon). She recently co-edited both the Critical Inquiry special issue on “Comics & Media” and Daniel Aaron’s Scrap Book (Pressed Wafer). She has written for publications including Artforum, Bookforum, The Believer, and Poetry.
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