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Building Capacity for Research and Teaching with Comics

Comics@SDSU Center for Comics StudiesThe Center for Comics Studies was awarded a two-year (2021-23) National Leadership Grant funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

  • establish a robust network of research libraries using comics to promote innovations in learning, scholarship, and community engagement;
  • facilitate sustainable campus and community partnerships around the use of comics;
  • explore opportunities to promote the teaching of social justice issues through comics and the ways in which research libraries can support those efforts; and,
  • suggest a model for research-based engagement with comics and community partners that can be adapted for use in other regions of the country.

Read more about the grant.