The forty-fifth meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Parsons The New School, 2 West 13th Street, room 1104. Free and open to the public. Facilitator: Nick Sousanis.

Scheduled Presentations: Tahneer Oksman will discuss women’s and Jewish identity as depicted in contemporary autobiographical comics. She will focus primarily on works by Aline Kominsky Crumb, Vanessa Davis, and Lauren Weinstein.

Victor Kerlow on his new book Everything Takes Forever (Koyama Press).

Figure 1, Davis, MMAWImages: Vanessa Davis from Make Me a Woman and Victor Kerlow from Everything Takes Forever