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Jack Kirby @ 100: A Centennial Exhibit - panel discussion with comics creators Mark Badger and Tony Puryear

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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“Jack Kirby @ 100,” an exhibit of comics and prints at the Oviatt Library, commemorates the centenary of the famed artist, known for co-creating the Marvel Universe. Working across half a century of comics in diverse genres, Kirby (b. Jacob Kurtzberg, 1917-1994) is the quintessential American comic book creator, and one of the most imitated artists in American popular culture. CSUN affirmed Kirby’s legacy in 2015 with an Art Galleries exhibition, _Comic Book Apocalypse_, and is continuing the celebration this term with “Jack Kirby @ 100,” in time for the 100th anniversary of his birth. Read more

Jack Kirby @ 100: A Centennial Exhibit

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 5:00pm

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“Jack Kirby @ 100,” an exhibit of comics and prints at the Oviatt Library, commemorates the centenary of the famed artist, known for co-creating the Marvel Universe. Working across half a century of comics in diverse genres, Kirby (b. Jacob Kurtzberg, 1917-1994) is the quintessential American comic book creator, and one of the most imitated artists in American popular culture. CSUN affirmed Kirby’s legacy in 2015 with an Art Galleries exhibition, Comic Book Apocalypse, and is continuing the celebration this term with “Jack Kirby @ 100,” in time for the 100th anniversary of his birth. Read more

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New Faculty: Christopher Higgs and Colleen Tripp

July 30, 2015

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The department welcomes new professors Christopher Higgs and Colleen Tripp.

Christopher Higgs earned his Ph.D. in Post-1900 American Literature and Culture from Florida State University, and his M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The Ohio State University. He is the author of two novels: The Complete Works of Marvin K. Mooney (Los Angeles: Sator Press), and ONE (New York: Roof Books) in collaboration with Blake Butler and Vanessa Place, as well as two prose chapbooks: Becoming Monster (Lincoln: The Cupboard),  New Faculty continues

In Memoriam: Lary Gibson

April 2, 2014

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We are very sorry to report that Emeritus Professor Lary Gibson has passed away after a struggle with pneumonia and heart problems. Read more

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