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I draw, talk about, write about, teach and organise events to do with comics and cartoons. My lens and expertise is feminist, with a focus on humour. My methodology is friendship. I am based in Lincolnshire, UK.My new cartoon project is Life in the Hard Shoulder and I’m posting weekly on Mondays. 
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I am grateful for receipt of an Arts Council England Emergency Response Award for individuals. This is supporting my online cartooning activity and my series of free monthly live online illustrated talks on Feminism and Comics based on my new book and my research in a UK context.

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Saturday 20 June at 20:00 hours UK time
Dr Nicola 2020 #2 Feminism & Comics UK: The 1970s
Register (Free): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dr-nicola-2020-2-feminism-comics-uk-the-1970s-illustrated-live-talk-tickets-106282758592
This second talk in my series will focus on the 1970s. How did the emergence of second wave feminist activity and theory inform women’s comics? How and why were comics being produced by women and how did the humour reflect the lives and experiences of women at the time? These are some of the questions I will be responding to in an illustrated presentation.

 

I am currently offering online graphic novel mentoring  click here for more information.

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