Heritability and the Ancestral Present: Still & Moving Images

General Programming

January 19, 2022 Wednesday, 1:00pm–2:30pm EST Virtual Event
  • The Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities
  • Institute For The Study Of Sexuality And Gender
  • Free and open to the public
  • Registration required. See details.

Join us for a conversation between Hillary Chute (Northeastern University)—preeminent scholar of comics, graphic novels and visual studies—and Elizabeth A. Povinelli (Columbia University) on Povinelli's new graphic memoir The Inheritance, a reflection on the powers of imagined geographies, kinship, and history as these cross from the Italian Alps to the American South.