Comics and Cartoon Studies Minor

The interaction between visual and textual meaning

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Comics Studies draws upon the established fields of art history, literary studies, and cultural studies, while also tapping into the professional traditions of commercial design and advertising.

Our program is as unusual as the art form to which we are devoted. The ultimate goal is to foster creative thought by encouraging a deeper and more profound understanding of how words and images work together, how they affect us, and how they shape the world in which we live. 

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