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Second Monday Author Series: Dr. Donna R. White- October 14th

October 14, 2019 at 7 pm at the library RPL 300A

Monday, October 14th, 7:00 pm 

Ross Pendergraft Library Room 300A

Dr. Donna White

Title of Program: WARNING: May Contain Graphic Material

Comic books have grown up. Graphic novels, once familiar only to fans, are now part of mainstream literature. Join Dr. Donna R. White to find out how comics went from ten-cent plague to Pulitzer Prize.


Dr. Donna R. White

Professor of English, Arkansas Tech University


About the author

Dr. White has eclectic research interests: children's and young adult literature, science fiction, fantasy, graphic novels, Celtic literature, philosophy in literature, Edwardian literature, Jane Austen. She is on the editorial board of Mythlore and is a consulting editor for the Children's Literature Association Quarterly, The Lion and the Unicorn, and Children's Literature.


Co-editor and contributor, Posthumanism in Young Adult Fiction: Finding Humanity in a Posthuman World. University Press of Mississippi, 2018. 

“Finding Beatrix Potter: Bryan Talbot’s The Tale of One Bad Rat.” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, Oct. 2018, doi:10.1080/21504857.2018.1533484. 

“Nonsense Elements in Jane Austen’s Juvenilia.” Persuasions On-line, vol. 39, no. 1, Winter 2018. 

“Nietzsche Tells the Time: Creating the Superman in Watchmen.” Paper given at the Science Fiction/Popular Culture conference in Hawaii, September 2018. 



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