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Thursday, October 25, 2007 - Academic Pre-conference
Graphic Storytelling:  Academic Perspectives
Blackwell Inn, 2110 Tuttle Park Place
Pre-conference co-sponsored by Cartoon Research Library, Project Narrative, and Department of English
11:00-12:30 PM
Contemporary Graphic Storytelling
1:00 - 2:30 PM
History & Time: Graphic Storytelling
2:45 - 4:15 PM
Graphic Storytelling and Narrative Theory
4:30 - 5:30  PM
R.C. Harvey “The Storytelling Art of Milton Caniff”
6:00-8:00 PM.
Reception at Thurber Center Gallery co-sponsored by Thurber House, Great Lakes Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society, Cartoon Research Library, and Toonseum Gallery at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
  Festival participants who arrive early are invited to attend the pre-conference at the Blackwell at no charge, and are welcome to attend the Thurber Center reception. Transportation is not provided to these events.
Friday, October 26, 2007
The 2007 Festival of Cartoon Art Forum
The Columbus Renaissance Hotel, 50 N. Third Street
8:00 - 9:30 AM
9:00 AM
9:15 AM
Brian Walker, Comics and Caniff
10:00 AM
Remembering Milton:  A Gathering of Friends
Robert C. Harvey; Arnold Roth; Peter Poplaski; Mort Walker
11:00 - 11:15 AM
11:15 AM
P. Craig Russell, Sound Into Image: Adapting the Ring of the Nibelung Into a Graphic Novel
12:00 - 2:00 PM
2:00 - 2:45 PM
Ted Rall, Graphic Journalism: 
2:45-3:30 PM
 Jessica Abel, Notes on Storytelling

4:00 - 7:00 PM
Reception at Hopkins Hall Gallery - Milton Caniff: An American Master and School of Caniff exhibitions. Catered by Vito's Catering, Sponsored by Jeff Smith and Vijaya Iyer, Cartoon Books.
Tours of Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library stacks will be available and the Reading Room Gallery exhibition Rarities: Unusual Works from the Caniff Collection will be on display.
Saturday, October 27, 2007
8:00 - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM
Graphic Novel Publishers Roundtable -  Gary Groth, David Saylor, Diana Schutz
10:00 AM
Frank Stack, New Adventures of Jesus: The Second Coming
10:45 - 11:00 AM
11:00 -11:45 AM
Ray Billingsley, My Life in Four Panels
11:45-12:30 PM
Mike Peters, My Life as a Dog
12:30 - 2:00 PM
2:00-2:45 PM
Nick Anderson, Geek Alert: How Technology Has Changed My Job in the Last 15 Years
2:45 - 3:30 PM
Paul Pope
3:30-3:45 PM
3:45-4:30 PM
Alison Bechdel
6:00 PM
7:00 PM
Banquet at The Columbus Renaissance
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