Teaching for Social Justice with Comics

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Three diverse comic-nerd-educators come together to explore comics as a cultural and educational lens – allegories for society, reflections of self, and fantasies of change in the classroom and the world. As a subversive art form itself, we rethink comic’s role beyond children’s literacy into a framework of social justice education for all learners through specific texts (Black Panther, La Borinqueña, X-Men, and more), films, TV, and participatory fan culture including fan art and cosplay.

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Jennine Doc Krueger

Huston-Tillotson University

Kimberly Woo

Teachers College Columbia University

Heather Woodley

NYU Steinhardt