• Corpus ID: 141434071

Cartooning History: Canada ' s Stories in Graphic Novels

  title={Cartooning History: Canada ' s Stories in Graphic Novels},
  author={Alyson E. King},
  journal={The History Teacher},
  • A. King
  • Published 1 February 2012
  • Art
  • The History Teacher
IN rECENt yEArS, historical events, issues, and characters have been portrayed in an increasing number of non-fiction graphic texts. Similar to comics and graphic novels, graphic texts are defined here as fully developed, non-fiction narratives told through panels of sequential art. Such non-fiction graphic texts are being used to teach history in Canada and the U.S., following a trend in using images to allow students to see history in pictures.2 Although film and photographs are used… 

Layering history: graphic embodiment and emotions in GB Tran's Vietnamerica

This essay focuses on a recent Asian diasporic auto/biographical graphic narrative that uses family stories to mediate history: Gia-Bao Tran's (Tran GB. 2010. Vietnamerica: A Family's Journey. New

Studying anti-Semitism using primary sources in graphic novels

Recent trends in history education have emphasized the study of primary sources as an important conduit for fostering critical and historical thinking skills and for allowing students to assume the

Exploring Identity and Multiliteracies through Graphic Narratives

In a first-year, university-level communication course that examined issues of race, ethnicity, postcolonialism, diaspora, and coming-of-age using different points of view and modes of communication,

Adventurous Children: Creating a Canadian Identity in Kayak: Canada’s History Magazine for Kids™

"Using the first four years of Kayak as a case study, I explore the ways in which Kayak uses comic-style artistic and story-telling techniques to portray Canadian history in general, with a focus on

Crafting a Critical Literacy Skillset: An Improved Use of Visual Modalities

  • James O. Barbre
  • Education
    International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies
  • 2019
The goal of literacy development at schools is a standing feature of the curriculum. In spite of this, the means to develop critical thinking in students often comes up short. The development of

Examining parents' perceptions of and preferences toward the use of comics in the classroom

...................................................................................................................... iii DEDICATION



Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature

In the 1980s, a sea change occurred in comics. Fueled by Art Spiegel- man and Francoise Mouly's avant-garde anthology Raw and the launch of the Love & Rockets series by Gilbert, Jaime, and Mario

History and Comics

The graphic novel, with its non-fiction variant the graphic history, has most definitely arrived.' So has the prestigious museum exhibit of comic art history. Historians, like so many other scholarly

The pedagogy of the image text: Nakazawa, Sebald and Spiegelman recount social traumas

The paper discusses the pedagogy of the image text, a term that encompasses the graphic novels of Nakazawa and Spiegelman and the heavily illustrated novels of Sebald. Increasingly, artist-authors

Graphic Devices: Narration and Navigation

It is argued that graphic devices play an active role in all instances of textual presentation, not only those in which images or pictorial elements are present.

Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography

"It has the thoroughness of a history book yet reads with the personalized vision of a novel." "Time"Chester Brown reinvents the comic-book medium to create the critically acclaimed historical

GLBTQ content in comics/graphic novels for teens

Purpose – This paper aims to provide an historical perspective and current guidance for youth librarians collecting graphic novels for teens.Design/methodology/approach – The paper provides a brief

Drawing Words & Writing Pictures: Making Comics: Manga, Graphic Novels, and Beyond

"A gold mine of essential information for every aspiring comics artist. Highly recommended." --Scott McCloud "Drawing Words and Writing Pictures" is a course on comic creation for college classes or

Theorizing Historical Consciousness

* Peter Seixas: Introduction. I. Historiographies and Historical Consciousness. * Chris Lorenz, Professor of Philosophy and Medothology of History, Leiden University and Free University of Amsterdam.

Comic Visions and Revisions in the work of Lynda Barry and Marjane Satrapi

Lynda Barry's "autobiofictionalography" One! Hundred! Demons! (2002) and Marjane Satrapi's memoir Persepolis (2004) recast the visual and narrative conventions of comics to provide critical

Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts: Charting the Future of Teaching the Past (Critical Perspectives on the Past)

Introduction: Understanding Historical Understanding Part I: Why Study History? 1. Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts 2. The Psychology of Teaching and Learning History Part II: Challenges