Comics Studies has come to SF State!
We graduated our first Five Students with the Minor this May!
Fall 2018 Offerings
HUM 325 Comics and Culture M/W 12:30-1:45 (Sousanis)
LS 304 Making Comics M 4-645 (Sousanis)
* NEW CLASS HUM 540 Topics in Comics: Underground Comix - Thursdays 4-6:45 (Tyler Cohen) *
WGS 580 Feminism and the Speculative: Another World is Possible Thursday 4-6:45 (Kenney)
We're excited to have a NEW course Fall 2018!
HUM 540 Topics in Comics Deep examination of a particular genre, time period, region, or emphasis within the comics medium. Focus on primary and theoretical/contextual readings, and will include opportunities to make as well as reflect on comics. This section will focus on: San Francisco Underground--Comix with an "X" San Francisco was the birthplace of Underground Comix, Wimmen's Comix, & Gay Comix. This class will introduce students to this rich creative legacy, with history/herstory/theirstory, critique and creation, as well as consider how this legacy influenced today's medium. This will be taught by local award-winning cartoonist Tyler Cohen!
** Coming Spring 2019 Topics in Comics will have 2 NEW offerings: Manga & Afrofuturism in Comics. Stay Tuned!
Core requirement (3 units)
HUM 325 Comics and Culture
Electives (9 units)
Select three courses from the following:
LS 304 Making Comics
HIST 304 Teaching History with Comics
LS 604 Advanced Comics Making
HUM 540 Topics in Comics
WGS 580 Feminism & the Speculative: Another World is Possible *Must request permission to count towards minor
ENG 300/CW 501 Graphic Memoir and Biography
Also, LS426 Thought & Image is currently counting towards the minor
More courses and announcements coming soon...
Drop a line to Nick Sousanis at email@example.com