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ReggieCon Panel: “My Favorite Thing is Monsters”

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

ReggieCon will welcome the author of My Favorite Thing is Montsters, Emil Ferris, to the October panel.

ReggieCon is a series of virtual panels with experts in comic and popular media, focusing on race and diversity.  In celebration of LGBTQ History Month, the October panel will focus on Ferris’ graphic novel

There is no cost to attend. Those interested can join the Zoom webinar at the ReggieCon website.

Panelists include Dr. Scott Jordan, chair of the Department of Psychology at Illinois State University; Victor Dandridge, founder of Vantage InHouse Productions; Dr. Theresa Rojas, professor of English at Modesto Junior College and director of the Latinx Comic Arts Festival; and Dr. Eric Wesselmann, associate professor of Psychology at Illinois State.

Along with Ferris, Dr. Rachel Miller, who teaches comics and narrative practice at Columbus College of Art and Design, will join as a guest panelist.

Sponsored by the Office of Enrollment Management and Academic Services, the Harold K. Sage Fund, and the Illinois State University Foundation, ReggieCon is entering its second year as a series of virtual panels which will be held throughout the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters.

Upcoming panels include:

Ghost River

November 11

Native American Heritage Month

Charlie Brown Christmas

December 2

Seasonal Depression Awareness Month

Blackjack meets Black Panther

February 24

Black History Month

Jessica Jones Alias

March 24

Women’s History Month

 Marvel’s Amulet

April 14

Arab American Heritage Month

My Neighbor Totoro

May 5

Asian Pacific Heritage Month

 

Details

Date:
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Time:
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Website:
https://about.illinoisstate.edu/reggiecon/

Organizer

Office of Enrollment Management and Academic Services
Phone:
309-438-2157
Email:
emas@ilstu.edu
View Organizer Website