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Wonder Woman Symposium

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Wonder Woman and learn about the intersections of public literacy, feminism and comics at “An Evening With Wonder Woman,” at the opening night of the Wonder Woman Symposium Thursday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m. at the Cleveland Public Library’s Main Branch.

The Wonder Woman Symposium opening night event will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and feature Phil Jimenez, writer/artist of Wonder Woman and Superwoman comics, plus Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti (via Skype), the creative team behind comic character Harley Quinn.

Prior to the main event, alumni and students can network with symposium director Vera Camden, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at Case Western Reserve and professor of English at Kent State University, and alumni host and symposium coordinator Valentino Zullo (SAS ’15). This Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences event will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. in the library’s conference room B in the Louis Stokes Wing. Light refreshments will be served.

This event is free and open to all. Registration is available online.

Following the talk with Jimenez, Conner and Palmiotti, a comic book signing will be held at Carol and John’s Comic Book Shop (17462 Lorain Ave.).

This event is part of the Mandel School’s Centennial Salon Series and is in partnership with Kent State University College of Arts and Science’s Wonder Woman Symposium, of which the Mandel School is a co-sponsor.

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