Thursday, October 2, 2008

Please join me Friday at the Met@Morph Second Life Comic-Con

Met@morph Second Life Comic Con

Met@Morph! The exclusively inworld gathering of creators, scholars, students and fans happens on Friday, October 3. All times are Pacific time.

8:00 – 9:00


Hervé St.-Louis, Owner and Publisher, The Comic Book Bin

Make Like An Action Figure!

Hosted by Sabine Reljic of the Social Presence Center with Friends from the Center for EduPunx

Location: The Grassy Knoll (look for the pirate flags)

9:00 – 10:00

Panel One: Web Comics

Marking Transition – the work of Neal von Flue

Hanli Geyser, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Web comic as engaging tool. The best of this: it wasn't an activity

Ruth Martinez, Madrid, Spain

Location: the Floating Auditorium

10:15 – 11:15

Roundtable One: Giving Them Their Props: What Needs to be in a Survey of Comics Class

Facilitator: José Garcia-Paine, Front Range Community College

Discussant: David Accampo

Discussant: Leonard Rifas, Seattle Central Community College

Location: Center for Pirate Acccounting

11:15 – 11:45

Social Time

Conversation, and Nudging and Bumping, and Dancing if you like!

Make Like An Action Figure!

Hosted by Sabine Reljic of the Social Presence Center with Friends from the Center for EduPunx

11:45 – 12:45

Panel Two: Scholarship on Comics

Freedom within Boundaries: The Theory and Practice of Constraint in Comics

Derik Badman, Temple University

How Comics Mean: A Look at How We Understand the Medium

Robert N. O'Nale, Jr., Henderson State University

Alan Moore – cartoonist

Andrew Edwards, Sequart and Wrexham, Wales, UK

Location: Floating Auditorium

1:00 – 1:30

Quick Web 2.0 Comics Creators

Kate Hagerty, The Center for EduPunx

Location: Floating Auditorium

1:30 – 2:00

Roundtable Two: College Comics Clubs in the Meatspace and in the Metaverse: Advice for Faculty Advisors

Facilitator: Lauren Nagle, President of the Front Range Community College Comic Book Club

Discussant 1: Que Jinn, Centre for EduPunx

Discussant 2: Beth Davies-Stofka, The Comic Book Bin

Location: Floating Auditorium

2:00 – 3:30

Creators' Commons

Host: Christopher Moshier, Writer and Editor, The Comic Book Bin


Botgirl Questi, Second Life Comics Creator

Anthony Fontana, Machinima and Mash-up Creator

Tim Volpe, Web Comics Creator

Mireille Massue, A short introduction to the use of comics in communication and training

Location: Art Gallery

3:30 – 3:45

Closing Comments

Pete Coogan, Institute for Comics Studies

1 comment:

Kanomi said...

How did the presentation go? :)

Sorry I could not be there I am at work during those times!