ReggieCon will welcome acclaimed X-Men author, Mr. Chris Claremont, to the final ReggieCon panel of the year from 7-8:30 p.m., May 5 via Zoom.
There is no cost to attend. Those interested can join the Zoom webinar at the ReggieCon website.
In recognition of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, the May panel will focus on the Hayao Miyazaki animated film My Neighbor Totoro.
In addition to Claremont, guest panelists will include Rio Shigeta and Tatsu Shigeta.
ReggieCon 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.
ReggieCon is a series of virtual panels with experts in comic and popular media, focusing on issues of race and diversity. Sponsored by the Office of Enrollment Management and Academic Services, the Harold K. Sage Fund, and the Illinois State University Foundation, ReggieCon is entering its second year with panels throughout the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters.