Brown Bag Conversation and Office Hours with Prof. Bumatay for Graduate Students

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Van Hise Hall, See Details for Specific Room
@ 12:00 pm CDT - 2:30 pm CDT
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Thursday April 18: 12:00 P.M. A Brown Bag Conversation with Prof. Michelle Bumatay. Bring your lunch and come discuss research, the job market, academic event planning, publishing, and more. Van Hise 711**

Thursday April 18: 1:30 P.M. – 2:30 P.M. Office Hours with Prof. Bumatay. Van Hise 618A**

Event Poster

Michelle Bumatay, PhD is an Assistant Professor of French at Florida State University specializing in African Francophone literature and visual culture. Her current book project, Black Bandes Dessinées, explores the diversity of comics in French by Black artists and authors. She is also the organizer of the Winthrop-King Institute’s Global Africas series.

**Events are destined for UW graduate students

Accompanying Events

Wednesday April 17: 4:00 P.M. A presentation of the exhibit Francophone Comics: Evolving Understandings of the Global French-Language Bande Dessinée in the Memorial Library’s main lobby*

Wednesday April 17: 4:30 P.M. Public Lecture by Michelle Bumatay on Black Bandes Dessinées. Memorial Library 126*

*Events are in English, free, and open to the public

Organizer: Peter Russella (