Amsterdam Comics Conference

“Comics Interaction”

Conference Schedule

###Wednesday, 1 July 2015

10:00-10:30: Conference Registration & Coffee at the Oudemanhuispoort

10:30-10:45: Welcome by Dr. Erin La Cour & drs. Rik Spanjers OMHP F2.01C

10:45-12:00: Public Keynote Lecture by Dr. Joyce Goggin, University of Amsterdam, NL, OMHP F2.01C

12:00-13:00: Lunch at Atrium Café

13:00-15:30: Parallel Panel Session 1

15:30-16:00: Break & Travel Time

16:00-17:30: Public Round Table: Comics and History Education at NIOD

		Chair: 
		Dr. Dan Hassler-Forest

		Participants: 
		Eric Heuvel, Comics Artist  
		Lies Schippers, co-author The Search,  Anne Frank Foundation  
		Dr. Pascal Lefèvre, LUCA Campus Sint-Lukas, Brussels  

18:00-20:00: Welcome Borrel at Lambiek

Thursday, 2 July 2015

10:00-10:30: Coffee at the Oudemanhuispoort

10:30-12:00: Public Keynote Lecture by Prof. Dr. Bart Beaty, University of Calgary, CA, OMHP F2.01C

12:00-13:00: Lunch at Atrium Café

13:00-15:30: Parallel Panel Session 2

15:30-16:30: Comics in the Netherlands, OMHP F0.02

		Speakers:
		Stein Schenk & Eva Hilhorst, “Graphic Journalism: News beyond Words”
		Jitse Verwer, “Comics in the American Book Center”
		Typex, “Comics vs. Culture”

16:30-17:00: Break

17:00-18:30: Public Round Table: The Political Agency of Comics, OMHP F0.02

		Chair: 
		Dr. Stephan Besser, University of Amsterdam

		Participants: 
		Dr. Joost de Bloois, University of Amsterdam
		Dr. Ernst van den Hemel, Utrecht University
		Joost Pollmann, Director of Comedium      

19:30: Keynote Dinner, by invitation

Friday, 3 July 2015

10:30-11:00: Coffee at the Oudemanhuispoort

11:00-12:30: Public Keynote Lecture by Prof. Dr. Jan Baetens, University of Leuven, BE, OMHP C0.17

12:30-13:30: Lunch at Atrium Café

13:30-16:00: Parallel Panel Session 3

16:00-16:15: Break

16:15-17:45: Public Round Table: Comics & Cultural Capital, OMHP F0.02

		Chair: 
		Prof. Dr. Christa Maria Lerm-Hayes, University of Amsterdam

		Participants: 
		Joost Swarte, Comics Artist
		Marcel Ruijters, Comics Artist
		Dr. Anik Fournier, ArtEz
		Daniel Neugebauer, Van Abbemuseum

18:00 Closing & Borrel at Atrium Café