Political Caricatures in the Age of Trump
Martin Rowson is a cartoonist whose work appears regularly in The Guardian, The Times, and other British papers, and is chair of the British Cartoonists’ Association. He won the Cartoon Art Trust’s Political Cartoonist of the Year Award in 2000 and 2004, and the Political Cartoon Society’s Cartoon of the Year in 2003 and 2007 and was their Cartoonist of Year in 2010. In 2001 he was appointed Cartoonist Laureate of London.
He has written and drawn comic book versions of TS Eliot’s The Waste Land, Laurence Sterne’s Tristram Shandy and Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels. His other books include The Dog Allusion: Gods, Pets and How to be Human, Fuck: The Human Odyssey and The Coalition Book. He is currently working on a comic book adaptation of The Communist Manifesto, due for publication in May 2018.
Tuesday, November 7, 4:30 pm, PAC 001
Free and open to the public
The Right Now! Series presents lectures, workshops, and other events responding to breaking issues in public life, bringing together academic and nonacademic speakers and audiences to consider ideas and events that are of pressing importance.
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