Current seminars

SMC seminar poster Spring 2021

Linschoten and his Itinerario (1595-1597): a revisitation of the illustrations related to the Portuguese empire

Onésimo T. Almeida (Brown University)

Thursday, 11th February 2021, 5 p.m.


Torpedo Boy vs. Guston: reading race in comics/art

Emmy Waldman (Harvard University)

Thursday, 25th February 2021, 5 p.m.


We can remember it for you wholesale: newspaper comics, disposability, and preservation at the bleeding edge of new media

Mariella Villalobos (independent illustrator/designer)

Thursday, 11th March 2021, 5 p.m.


Emblem Underground – postgraduate edition

A roundtable presentation of postgraduate emblem scholars (see separate CfP)

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 4 p.m. Note the different time of this event.


Please note that all our seminars will be online, via Zoom. To register to attend, please go to our Eventbrite site