The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum is thrilled to partner with the Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences to present Comics and Cognitive Science with Dr. Neil Cohn and cartoonist Chris Ware on Saturday, March 25, 2023 in-person at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Musuem.
Comics Open House | 2–3 pm
Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room, Sullivant Hall 100
Guests are invited to attend an exclusive comics open house from 2-3 pm in the Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room. The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum will feature a curated collection of comics showcasing cognition and human perception. Guests may also browse the Museum’s current exhibits (learn more here).
The Experts: Dr. Neil Cohn and Chris Ware | 3–5:30 pm
Jean & Charles Schulz Lecture Hall, Sullivant Hall 220
From 3-5:30 pm, guests will learn from the experts! Dr. Neil Cohn will discuss his unique research on the cognition of comics and language. Then, Dr. Cohn and Chris Ware will sit down for a compelling conversation about their shared passion and exciting history with comics. The audience will have numerous opportunities to ask questions to both presenters during the event.
Comics and Cognitive Science is a free, public event. Registration is required to attend.