Building Capacity for Research and Teaching with Comics
The 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.