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Comic Conference For Educators & Librarians

  • WHEN Multiple dates from Jul 18 - Jul 22, 2018[days & times]
  • WHERE San Diego Central Public Library, 330 Park Blvd., San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

For the third year, Comic-Con International and San Diego Public Library have teamed up for the Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians.

This free five-day conference will take place at the San Diego Central Library during Comic-Con from July 18 - 22, and will explore the role comics play in promoting education and literacy for all ages.

Those in the library and education fields are invited to learn creative and exciting ways to incorporate comics and other popular arts into their work. Through presentations and panel discussions, the Conference hopes to engage the community and promote comics as a medium for learning.

The Conference is free to attend, but space is limited and registration is required for each day. Comic-Con badge-holders with valid single same-day or four-day badges are welcome to attend and are not required to register.

Schedule

Wednesday, July 18 (4-6 p.m.)

Teaching with Comics Workshop for Educators: A hands-on workshop for integrating comic books into your classrooms.

Thursday, July 19 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

Library Panels: Come and learn how to incorporate comics in libraries as a powerful way to connect to communities.

Friday, July 20 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

Publisher Panels: Discover the latest publishing trends and recommendations in graphic novels and education.

Saturday, July 21 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

Educator Panels: Learn exciting and effective tools for using comics in the classroom for grades K-12.

Sunday, July 22 (11 a.m. - 3 p.m.)

Geek-ed Panels: Learn about how comics and nerd culture can greatly benefit college students socially and academically.

To register for each individual event, follow the link attached to each panel title.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional photo for the Comic Conference. Courtesy of t...

Above: Promotional photo for the Comic Conference. Courtesy of the City of San Diego.

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