Krazy Kat and Comics Storytelling with cartoonist Austin English (CTLE credit available)

Open to: All Full-time PreK-12 Classroom Teachers (Public, Charter and Independent Schools)
Opportunity at a Glance:  Join us and participate in this free course.  Austin English, a comics artist and professor at Parsons and The School of Visual Arts, will explore the evolution of storytelling in comics through the art of George Herriman, the legendary creator of Krazy Kat while answering the following questions:

  • What type of artists and artistic experiences are excluded from the medium when ignoring Herriman’s example?
  • What kind of people are drawn to make comics, and why?

Participants will receive some homework to introduce the topic. 

CTLE-credit is available.
Key dates:  Wednesday October 6th, 2021 from 4:30p.m. – 5:45p.m. EDT
Location: Virtual
Registration deadline: 10/05/2021

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For more information: Rene Marion, Dean of Fellows, rene@academyforteachers