Friday, 07 January
175. Narrative Imag(in)ing and the Comics of the Hernandez Brothers
8:30–9:45 a.m., Olympic III, J. W. Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Jennifer Glaser, Univ. of Cincinnati
1. “Serialization, Character Dynamics, and Narrative in Gilbert Hernandez’s Love and Rockets,” Christopher Gonzalez, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
2. “Strategizing Popular Genre in the Works of the Hernandez Brothers,” Derek Parker Royal, Western Illinois Univ.
3. “Emotion, Cognition, and Race in Los Bros Hernandez,” Frederick Luis Aldama, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
Respondent: Charles Hatfield, California State Univ., Northridge
For abstracts, visit http://DerekRoyal.com/MLA2011.htm.