On February 4th from 7:30 to 9:30pm, English Professor Brian Donnelly will give a talk about comics by and about women, following a preview of an upcoming library exhibition called In Her Own Image highlighting female comic book creators and their works.

Donnelly’s undergraduate English class is currently reading the 2019 UCSB Reads book, the graphic novel The Best We Could Do by graphic novelist Thi Bui, which he will discuss. The conversation will feature history graduate student Addie Jensen, Art & Architecture librarian Chizu Morihara, feminist studies graduate student Rachel Rys, and english graduate student Maite Urcaregui. The presentation will be moderated by Swati Rana, assistant professor of English.