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More Comics to Read

Looking for more comics by Asian-American? Take a look at these artists and their work: 1. Escape to Gold Mountain by David Wong – a graphic novel about the lives of Chinese immigrants during the time of the Chinese Exclusion

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Dr. Ricardo René Larémont

Dr. Ricardo René Larémont is a professor of Political Science and Sociology at Binghamton University. He received his B.A. at NYU and Ph.D. at Yale University, both in Political Science. He has been teaching at SUNY Binghamton since 1997. His

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Lisa Yun

Professor Lisa Yun is currently the Associate Professor for the English Department at Binghamton University. She received her B.A. from Yale University and her Ph.D. from the University of Texas. She is the former Associate Director and Acting Director of

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Student Responses to the Marvels & Monsters Exhibit

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Stony Brook University undergraduates enrolled in Professor Kristina Lucenko’s WRT 102 course shared their responses to visiting the Marvels and Monsters exhibit currently on view at the Wang Center. After visiting the Monsters and Marvels exhibit in Wang Center of Stony

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Jeff Yang

After graduating from Harvard in 1989, Jeff Yang started his career as a founder and publisher for A Magazine, which focuses on Asian-American issues and culture. Following the closing of the venture in 2002, Jeff Yang went on to writing

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Coverage of the Marvels & Monsters Exhibit

An article written by Jimin Kim of  Stony Brook Independent, an “independent, student-run, online news organization” following the opening ceremony of the Marvels & Monsters Exhibit and others.

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William F. Wu

A short interview with William F. Wu regarding his comic collection and the origins of Marvels & Monsters. William F. Wu is the creator of the Marvels & Monsters collection and the author of various short stories and novels. 

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Derek Kirk Kim

Art by Derek Kirk Kim

Derek Kirk Kim is the award-winning author of the TUNE series, Same Difference, The Eternal Smile (with Gene Luen Yang), and Good As Lily (with Jesse Hamm).  Mr. Kim will be presenting at the Monsters & Marvels Symposium, April 23.  

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Symposium Posters

Starfire #1

The posters advertising the symposium feature the covers of Yellow Claw #3 published in 1956 by Marvel (then Atlas) Comics, and Starfire #1 published in 1976 by DC Comics.  

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Press Release

Dragon Lady

MARVELS & MONSTERS’ EXPLORES IMAGES AND CHARACTERS OF ASIANS AND ASIAN AMERICANS FEATURED IN COMIC BOOKS Opening reception of exhibition hosted by Charles B. Wang Center on March 12, 2014. Stony Brook– Stony Brook University Libraries is pleased to present

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