Comics Studies has come to SF State!
Check out our Spring 2020 offerings...
Fall 2019 Comics Classes!!!
HUM 325/CMX 325* MW 11-12:15 Comics & Culture (our introductory comics readings, theory + making course), Prof Nick Sousanis
LS 304/COMX 304* W 4-6:45 Making Comics (intro to making - no prior drawing experience required!), Tyler Cohen (w. Sousanis assisting)
WGS 580 W 9:30-12:15 Feminism and the Speculative: Another World is Possible, Prof Martha Kenney
HIST 304 MW 11-12:15 Teaching History with Comics, Prof Jackson
AFRS 675 M 4-6:45 Afrofuturism: Africana Speculative Fiction, Comics, and Music, Prof Dawn-Elissa Fischer
GER 620 W 4-6:45pm German Comics in English: Encounters, Conflicts, and Changes, Prof Olivia Albiero
GEOG 434 T-Th 9:30-10:45 The Geography of Health and Health Care (Graphic Medicine - using comics to address health), Prof Courtney Donovan
*Note - we have a new prefix for Comics Studies “CMX”! Those courses co-listed with CMX are the SAME class, same time, room, etc. Only separate for enrollment purposes.
SFSU Comics Studies Archive Reception!
Please join us Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 6-8pm at SFSU's J. Paul Leonard Library Special collections to inaugurate this unique archive of nearly 1,000 comic books spanning 1938-1952 collected by the late Thomas Rue as a boy. We’ll begin in LIB 460 (Archives) with remarks from Virginia Rue and Comics Historian Joe Field (Flying Colors Comics), who will discuss the collection’s historical significance. Wine & Cheese reception immediately follows at 7 in LIB 121. Evite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sfsu-comics-studies-archive-reception-tickets-55670202073
We graduated our first Five Students with the Minor this May!
Spring 2019 Offerings
Fall 2018 Offerings
HUM 325 Comics and Culture M/W 12:30-1:45 (Sousanis)
LS 304 Making Comics M 4-645 (Sousanis)
WGS 580 Feminism and the Speculative: Another World is Possible Thursday 4-6:45 (Kenney)
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
AFRS 675 Afrofuturism coming Spring 2019 Monday, 4pm to 6:45pm
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 firstname.lastname@example.org