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Student Readings and Appearance of Mat Johnson at Southeastern

Note: Sims Library and the English Department will host a series of public readings of the texts over the next few weeks to celebrate the upcoming October visitation by the author. All readings will be on the third floor of the library. NOTE: All events listed run from: 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM.

Public Readings of Texts (starting September 11 and going through October 16):

  • "Why and How to Read Graphic Novels" - 9/11/12
  • Dark Rain - 9/18/12
  • Incognegro - 9/25/12
  • Right State - 10/2/12
  • Special Series: Captain America in Mississippi: Southern Superheroes and U.S. Nationalism - presentation by Associate Professor Brannon Costello (Louisiana State University) Note: a reception will follow the presentation - 10/9/12
  • Comic Con: Bring your favorite comic book/graphic novel and/or come dressed as your favorite comic book/graphic novel character! - 10/16/12

Note: Mat Johnson will be visiting campus on October 25.

Mat Johnson Main Reading (Oct. 25) - Student Union Theatre from 7:00 - 9:30 PM


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