Meeting Schedule

February 13, 5-7 PM: This meeting will be a discussion of the affordances of sequential art for ethnography.  We will develop an analytic language through a reading of selections from Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud and Unflattening by Nick Sousanis.  For more information, including about how to get copies of the readings, contact the group conveners: Maya El Helou at or Andrew Gilbert at

March 12, 4-6 PM: Part discussion, part workshop, this meeting will focus on the relationship between ordinary objects, affect and visual storytelling.  More information to follow.

April 16, 4-6 PM: Discussion of the potential of ethnographic film in spaces usually inaccessible to research and visual representation.