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Women in Comics & Sarah Lightman

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A one day conference, ‘Women in Comics’ will take place on the 25th October 2009. With its unique collection of 20th Century Women’s Art, The New Hall Art Collection provides the perfect venue for a gathering of practitioners, academics, curators and enthusiasts. Women comic artists will speak about their work, and broader discussion will include the representation of women in comics. The event will run as part of The Cambridge Festival of Ideas week and is supported by The University of Glasgow.

Speakers include; Dominique Goblet and Paul Gravett, Woodrow Phoenix and Corinne Pearlman, Kate Evans, Dr Mel Gibson, Sarah McIntyre, Dr Ann Miller, Asia Alfasi and many more. For more details see


Sarah Lightman will also be exhibiting ‘In Memoriam’, diary drawings from her on-going autobiographical graphic novel in The New Hall Exhibition Space, 19th October- 14th November 2009.

Written by The Department of Illustration

September 11, 2009 at 8:15 am

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