Throughout the conference, the University of Florida Smathers Special Collections Library will feature a comics display.

Meeting rooms (still being finalized):

Friday, October 29, 2004 :: Reitz 282, 284, 285, 286, 287
8am-8:30am Reitz 287 Breakfast and Meet & Greet
8:30am-9am Reitz 282
Introduction to the Conference and to Comics Studies: Dr. Donald Ault and John Ronan
9am-10am Reitz 282 Panel 1, "Sugar, Spice, and Everything not so Nice: Women and Comics":: Lisa Hager, Matt Henry, Cathlena Martin, and Laurie Taylor
Moderator: Laurie Taylor
10-11am Reitz 282 Panel 2:: Chris Hayter, Kim Jacobs, and James Royal
Moderator: Cathlena Martin
11:00am-11:15am Reitz 287 Coffee Break
11:15am-12:15pm Reitz 282 Panel 3::Brian Cremins, Jason Sperb, and Roger Whitson
Moderator: Roger Whitson
12:15pm-1:45pm 287 Lunch in Reitz 287
1:45pm-2:45pm Reitz 282 Panel 4 :: Brian Meredith, Daniel Robbins, and Suzy Covey
2:45pm-3:45pm Reitz 282 Roundtable 1:: Comics and Technology (Suzy Covey, Brian Clevinger, Marc Shahboz, Zach Whalen, and Jose Villarrubia)
Moderator: Zach Whalen
3:45pm-4:45pm Reitz 282 Panel 5 ::Tof Eklund, Zach Whalen, Sean Fenty, and John Ronan
Moderator: John Ronan
4:45pm-5:45pm Smathers Library Special Collections Comics Display
6-7:30pm Reitz 287 Reception in Reitz 287, speakers John Ronan and Dr. Donald Ault
Saturday, October 30, 2004 :: Alachua Headquarters Library
8am-8:30am Downtown Library Breakfast and Discussion
8:30am-9am Downtown Library Introduction to the Second Day, Comics Studies and the Community: Dr. Donald Ault and John Ronan
9-9:45am Downtown Library Julian Wolfreys on Comics Scholarship
9:45-10:30am Downtown Library Artist:: Parrish Baker (introduction by: )
10:30-10:40am Downtown Library Coffee Break
10:40-11:25am Downtown Library Artist:: Brian Clevinger (introduction by: Laurie Taylor)
11:25am-12:10pm Downtown Library Keynote Artist:: Howard Cruse(introduction by: John Ronan)
12:10pm-1:40pm Downtown Library Lunch
1:40pm-2:25pm Downtown Library Keynote Artist:: Jose Villarrubia (introduction by: )
2:25pm-2:35pm Downtown Library Coffee Break
2:35pm-3:20pm Downtown Library Artist :: Marc Shahboz (introduction by: )
3:20pm-4:20pm Downtown Library Roundtable 2 :: Teaching Comics (Trena Houp, John Ronan, Brian Cremins, Laurie May, Ruth Raymer, and Howard Cruse)
Moderator: Trena Houp
4:20-5:00 Downtown Library Rountable 3:: Comics and Animation (DAS artists, Marc Shahboz, and Tof Eklund,)
Moderator: Tof Eklund

The University of Florida's Third Annual Conference on Comics; October 29-30, 2004; Gainesville, Florida.


Parrish Baker, Howard Cruse, Brian Clevinger, Marc Shahboz, Jose Villarrubia.


CLASSC, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of English, Alachua County Library District, Xerographic Copy Center, University of Florida Libraries, Goerings Book Store, Alternative Comics.