Transmission of information via specific media: Propagandistic messages in comics

Presentation

Children and adults like to read comics. What only a few consider while reading the colorful booklets is their function as a medium of communicating subliminal information. This subject will be illustrated by a historical overview of how comics have been used in Nazi or Fascist times to circulate political propaganda or questionable images of women. Even today, hidden messages are implemented to influence the reader’s opinion. Captain America or Persepolis have more to share than you may be aware of...

A talk by Dr. Manuela di Franco, researcher in popular culture and gender representations.

Language: English, translated into French.

 

REGISTRATION UNTIL 28.06.2021 on reservation@bnl.etat.lu

 

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