New Patreon Project: Petr Sís, drawing, protest, post-soviet life

The new project that I am undertaking with the help of Patreon folks is partly a conference presentation and partly an issue I have wanted to explore for a while now. I have been interested in how postcolonial theories could be used on postsoviet life and stuff – this is happening in literature and in … More New Patreon Project: Petr Sís, drawing, protest, post-soviet life

Drawing and Transforming the Body in Ken Dahl’s Monsters: Video and Sketchnotes

You can watch the 20-minute presentation on Monsters, a very creative and playful comic on STDs by Ken Dahl (penname for Gabby Schulz) on YouTube. This video was made for the Transitions 9: New Directions in Comics Studies conference in 2021. Before the actual video, I also would like to share sketchnotes made by fantastic … More Drawing and Transforming the Body in Ken Dahl’s Monsters: Video and Sketchnotes

Drawing and Transforming the Body in Ken Dahl’s Monsters – Abstract for Transitions 9

This is my abstract for Transitions 9: New Directions in Comics Studies 2021 (Transitions was canceled in 2020 but will take place online this year – 2021. There will be live sketchnoting during the panels! I’ll speak on 8 April about a chapter of my book that I’ve not talked about at any conferences before. … More Drawing and Transforming the Body in Ken Dahl’s Monsters – Abstract for Transitions 9

2020 – Publications, Podcast, Jobseeking

2020 was the most productive year in my life if we look at the number of academic and non-academic publications – I have to add that a number of them were written in 2018. On a personal level, 2020 was difficult because of the isolation of COVID, my own weeks of being ill, and because of the lack of success in finding an academic or cultural job. … More 2020 – Publications, Podcast, Jobseeking