black and white drawing of people waiting in line to enter a building

Miné Okubo, Waiting in lines, Tanforan Assembly Center, San Bruno, California (1942). Drawing (detail).

Before the Graphic Memoir

Female Sketchbooks and Visual Chronicles of Love and War
Oct 24, 2019, 4:30–6 PM
Newhouse Center for the Humanities
Free and open to the public

Yale University Professor Katie Trumpener discusses the prehistory of the graphic novel by examining artists, works, and genres ranging from alternative press cartoons to Japanese American internment memoirs to Native American ledger books and contemporary West German graphic memoirs.

For more information, please contact:

Lauren Cote,

Generously supported by:

the Newhouse Center for the Humanities and the English Department.

Image Credit:

Courtesy of the Japanese American National Museum, gift of Miné Okubo Estate, 2007.62.