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
In 2018 Roger Sabin gave me a Marie Duval T-shirt. Now THIS is the way to put ideas into someone’s head: you give them a T-shirt with a cool pattern related to a little known aspect to their research, and they are doomed… Yes, my new #patreon project is on Duval. Marie Duval was drwaing to the … More The Marie Duval Patreon Project
Contrary to the myths inherited from the 80s and later, the graphic novel was not invented or made popular exclusively by Will Eisner or his manager. In my latest Patreon project I dig into the origins of the graphic novel format and I also explore the origins of the term. A teaser of the project is now available for anyone on my website. … More Where Do Graphic Novels Come From?
I am happy to share with you my first finished Patreon project. Patreon projects help me keep on academic work in the circumstances I do not want to waste time on describing now, I have done so here, in the general introduction of my Patreon endeavor. Patreon projects are academic investigations that create a bridge … More Why is vulnerability so important in Le Guin’s Earthsea? – Patreon News
These past months have been very difficult because it seems that being from Eastern Europe and being primarily a comics scholar (though I have also taught literature) make it impossible to get a job in academia either here in Hungary or in the EU / UK. This has negatively influenced all my other projects, such … More I have started a Patreon page