SOL-CON 2019 Schedule

SÕL-CON: THE BROWN & BLACK COMIX EXPO 2019

  • LATINX, AFRO-LATINX, BLACK, & AFRICAN AMERICAN COMICS, ARTISTS, & ANIMATION CREATORS
  • PANELS FEATURING GRAD STUDENTS & PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARS IN COMICS STUDIES
  • COMIC BOOK, ZINE, FLIP-BOOK, & ANIMATION WORKSHOPS FOR K-12 STUDENTS
  • FILM SCREENING: LATINX SUPERHEROES IN MAINSTREAM COMICS
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2019

THE SÕL-CON Graduate Symposium
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | The Ohio State University | Will Eisner Room | Sullivant Hall 205 | 1813 N High St.

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Coffee

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Introductions

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Racialized Roles & Speculative Storyworlds in Popular Culture
Student panel with Nicole Pizarro Colón, Kiedra Taylor, Imani Harris, Katlin Marisol Sweeney

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Community & Identity Formations Through Comic Storytelling
Student panel with Peyton Del Toro, Lucía Aja Lopez, Mikel Bermello Isusi, & Jennifer Caroccio Maldonado

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Characters of Color in Horror, Sci-Fi, & Visual Cultures
Pro scholars panel with Dr. Qiana Whitted, Dr. Christopher González, & Dr. Simone Drake

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Area Studies Global Comics Panel: Latinx Comics, Characters, & Creators Across the Americas
Pro scholars panel with Dr. Brittany Tullis, Dr. Theresa Rojas, & Dr. Frederick Luis Aldama

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closing

6:00 p.m.
Reel Latinxs: Representations in US Film & TV Book Signing Wexner Bookstore
Dr. Aldama & Dr. González

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

SÕL-CON PUBLIC LECTURE: Brown & Black Representations Matter! & Evening Reception
12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | The Ohio State University | MLK Jr Lounge | Hale Hall | 154 W. 12th Ave

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Featured Lecture with Ho Che Anderson, Ezra Clayton Daniels, Jaime Crespo, & Breena Nuñez Peralta

1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m
Break

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
SÕL-CON Reception with a reading by Breena Nuñez Peralta

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

SÕL-CON EXPO DAY: Comics Workshops for K-12 and Undergraduate/Graduate Students
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | The Ohio State University | Hale Hall | 154 W. 12th Ave

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
SÕL-CON Welcome

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Youth Workshops, Session 1
“Character Design: Pulling Your Characters Out of Your Head and Into Life” with J.M. Hunter
“Fitting the Body in the Frame” with Phillip Fleming
“So You're Tabling a Con…NOW WHAT?” with Alejandro Gamboa

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Youth Workshops, Session 2
“Comic Strip Making For Kids” with Maxi Rodriguez
“Lucha Libre: A Storytelling Trailblazer” with Javier Solorzano

12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Lunch & view Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics

12:50 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Creators Talk Back: Discussion/Q&A with students with Javier Solorzano, Flor de Canela, Corey “Roc Bottom” Davis, Maxi Rodriguez, and Miguel Hernández & Michelle Littlejohn of Studio JS.

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free time to visit exhibitors' tables

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Undergraduate/Graduate Workshops, Session 1*
“Liberation Psychology through Comics” with Breena Nuñez Peralta

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Undergraduate/Graduate Workshops, Session 2*
“Comics as Culture: 4 Pages 16 Bars: A Visual Mixtape” with Jiba Molei Anderson

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 & 29, 2019

SÕL-CON artists exhibiting at CXC

Main Library Downtown Columbus | Second Floor

Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.