ReggieCon will host the panel “Wonder Woman: Lassoing the Truth about Gender” from 7-8:30 p.m. March 18, via Zoom.
There is no cost to attend. Those interested can join the Zoom webinar at the ReggieCon website.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the panel will focus on the Wonder Woman comics. The suggested reading is Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia by Greg Rucka.
Panelists include Dr. Scott Jordan, chair of the Department of Psychology at Illinois State University; Victor Dandridge, founder of Vantage InHouse Productions; Dr. Theresa Rojas, professor of English at Modesto Junior College and director of the Latinx Comic Arts Festival; and Dr. Eric Wesselmann, associate professor of psychology at Illinois State.
Guest panelists for March will include Dr. Shelley Clevenger and Dr. Travis Langley.
Sponsored by the Office of Enrollment Management and Academic Services, ReggieCon is a series of virtual events held throughout the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters. Each event consists of a panel of experts in comic and popular media and focuses on issues of race and diversity. Panel topics align with national recognition months such as Black History, LGBTQ History, and Asian Pacific Heritage Month.
Upcoming panels include:
Mutant and Proud: Diversity in the World of X-Men!
Guest panelists: Dr. Leandra Parris and Chris Claremont
Suggested reading: God Loves/Man Kills
Eyes Unclouded by Hate: The Spirit of Hayao Miyazaki!
Asian Pacific Heritage Month
Guest panelists: Tatsu Shigeta, Rio Shigeta, and Larry Houston
Suggested viewing: Princess Mononoke