Tuesday, 30 December
801. Comic Transformations: Reading Graphic Narrative as Adaptive and Adapted Text
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Yosemite C, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: M. Thomas Inge, Randolph-Macon Coll.
1. “Intertextuality and the Historical Graphic Novel: Kyle Baker’s Nat Turner,” Andrew James Kunka, Univ. of South Carolina, Sumter
2. “Graphic Novels into Films: Bad, Good, Better, and Best,” Stephen E. Tabachnick, Univ. of Memphis
3. “Amazing Adventures in Adaptation: Constructing History in Michael Chabon’s Escapist Comics,” Derek Parker Royal, Texas A&M Univ., Commerce
For copies of abstracts, illustrations, and discussion guides, visit http://faculty.tamu-commerce.edu/droyal/mla2008.htm.