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Humanities in Class: Webinar Series

How Islam is Portrayed in Comics

Islam; Muslims; Comic Books

Maryanne Rhett (Professor of History and Anthropology, Monmouth University)

January 13, 2022

During this webinar we will discuss how Islam and Muslims have been, and continue to be, portrayed in comics and other forms of sequential art since the 1800s through today. Focusing largely on US comics the discussion will also take into account global examples including, but not limited to, works from Canada, Spain, and various elements of the Punch "empire."


Religion / Art / Islam / Muslims / Comic Books /


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