Media@McGill is pleased to present "Culture on Mondays", an occasional series of lectures on popular media.
Join us for the first lecture in the series: From Highbrow Comics to Lowbrow Art: The Shifting Contexts of the Comics Art Object By Dr. Bart Beaty, University of Calgary. This is a public event.
22 September, 5:30-7:30 pm. Beaverbrook Seminar Room (230), 840 Dr. Penfield (Ferrier Building), McGill Campus
Using as a starting point the example of a vinyl doll depicting Gary Panter's comic book character "Jimbo", this paper examines the myriad intersections of the art world, the comics world and the world of vinyl toys to problematize presumed hierarchies of cultural value.