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History Professor to Give Talk in Turlock on the Graphic Novel

January 11, 2017

Mario SifuentezUC Merced history Professor Mario Sifuentez will present a lecture, “Histories and the Graphic Novel,” at the Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15.

Sifuentez will discuss how the medium of the graphic novel has shaped history and how history has shaped the medium. The talk will also focus on how graphic novels have historically been used by people in the United States to challenge oppression and how the graphic novel itself has been changed by the practitioners of the art form.

The lecture is the last in the Fall 2016 Sunday Arts Lecture Series presented by the Carnegie Arts Center, located at 250 N. Broadway in Downtown Turlock. For information, contact Megan Hennes at 209-632-5761, ext. 103.