Contemporary comics – University of Copenhagen

CONTEMPORARY COMICS - artists, current themes and contexts.

This academic conference was presented in collaboration with Copenhagen's comics biennial, the international comics festival (now Copenhagen comics) in Øksnehallen, Copenhagen, 22-23 May 2010.

The conference presented papers from 12 international comics scholars on a diverse range of subjects in contemporary comics, featured a keynote from Canadian scholar Jacques Samson, and a special appearance by cartoonist Chris Ware (Jimmy Corrigan), in conversation with British expert on comics Paul Gravett.