ENGL 59000: Growing Up Graphically – Comics and Childhood
Long stigmatized as “kid stuff,” comics have come of age, winning critical respect as an art form. Nonetheless, graphic novels offer an unparalleled window into the lost worlds of childhood. Our reading this semester will look at kids’ experiences of sexuality, disability, war, religion, and perhaps the greatest of all mysteries: what does it mean to “grow up”?
This is asynchronous course with synchronous meetings scheduled based on participants’ availability. Synchronous meetings are optional but are highly encouraged.
Term: This is a Summer II course. Participants may register for one Full Semester course OR one course each in Summer I and Summer II.
Prerequisite(s): Qualified to teach content area
Purdue University Northwest
Semester: Summer 2023 – Summer II
Instructor: Dr. Jesse Cohn
Graduate Credits: 3
Dates: 6/12/23 – 8/4/23
Format: Online Asynchronous with synchronous meetings scheduled based on participants’ availability (optional but highly recommended)
Graduate Certificate: Not Available
Master’s Completion: View Options for English
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