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Society of Illustrators, Inc. — Paul Buhle: Robert Crumb and the Invention of Underground Comix
- 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY
- Dates & Times
- Thursday, March 31, 2011, 6:30–8:30PM
The Society of Illustrators will host an evening lecture by Paul Buhle. Paul Buhle, retired Senior Lecturer in History and American Civilization at Brown University (and currently a Research Associate in the American Civilization Department's John Nicholas Brown Center) and a Distinguished Scholar for the American Studies Association and the Organization of American Historians, was founder-editor of several journals on history and culture, Director of the Oral History of the American Left at New York University's Tamiment Library, and a sometime frequent contributor to the Village Voice and the Nation, among other publications. He has written or edited forty-two volumes including a dozen relating to comic art. These include, in recent years, Jews and American Popular Culture (3 volumes). Studs Terkel's Working: a Graphic Adaptation, Jews and American Comics, A People's History of American Empire (a graphic adaptation of Howard Zinn's volume), Wobblies!, and the Harvey-and-Eisner Award-winning Art of Harvey Kurtzman.
Tickets: $15 non-members, $10 members, $7 students. Please contact RSVP@societyillustrators.org for tickets.
For more information, please visit www.societyillustrators.org