SÕL-CON: The Brown and Black Comix Expo

Sol-Con: The Brown & Black Comic Expo

October 13, 2016 - October 16, 2016


Hale Hall
154 W. 12th Avenue
Columbus OH 43210

The Mighty SÕL-CON, The Brown and Black Comics Expo, roars to life for year two with its patented Friday on-campus expo, panels, and workshops. There will be “Brown and Black Lives Matter” talkbacks with Hector Rodriguez, Keith Knight and Lalo Alcaraz; K-12 friendly ‘zine, cartoon, comics, and digital animation workshops; panels on topics such as creating indie-cons, issues of race, gender, and futurism; and fandom in Latino and African-American comics.

Join some of the best and brightest creators in the country in a high-energy creative atmosphere. SÕL-CON Schedule of Events

Free and open to the public; there will be workshops for K-12 participants.

Contact: Frederick Luis Aldama, 510-367-9112.

Introducing SÕL-CON

Latino and Latin American Space for Enrichment and Research (LASER) nurtures a community of students and scholars engaged in the study of Latinos and Latin Americans and has expanded the presence of Latinos in higher education, enriching the undergraduate research experience and helping to prepare student for successful application to professional and graduate school programs. Signature programs include: a three-stage, mentoring system that supports students from high school through undergraduate and graduate school; Latino Role Models Day; Bridge Builders Forum, designed to increase Latino access to higher education; and SÕL-CON: The Brown & Black Comix Expo.