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Project “Planche la recherche: Quand BD et sciences sociales s’emmêlent”

The project “Planche la recherche: Quand BD et sciences sociales s’emmêlent” aims to increase collaboration between comics and social sciences.

It has 2 components:

  • the training of eight pairs of comic artists and students/researchers in comics as a medium for knowledge transfer and the co-creation of four drawn boards per pair, resulting from research findings on the effect of public policies on society and individuals during practical workshops bringing together the eight pairs during the conference.
  • the construction of a reflection on the uses of comics in the social sciences during an international and multidisciplinary colloquium on May 18 and 19, 2023 in Montreal with conferences and round tables.
    This interdisciplinary colloquium will bring together researchers and cartoonists in order to build bridges and reflections on the relationship between comics and social sciences.

A cocktail open to the public will be held on Thursday, May 18, at the Cinémathèque de Montréal’s terrace bar to exchange with the speakers and the pairs.

The colloquium is open to any interested public (academics, student researchers, comic book artists, publishing professionals, etc.).

May 18 (1:00 pm – 4:30 pm)
May 19 (8:30 am – 4:45 pm)

BaNQ, Auditorium of the Grande Bibliothèque, Montreal, Canada

Free registration


Organized by
Capucine Coustere, Laval University
Maïa Neff, Laval University
Pierre Nocérino, EHESS
Romain Paumier, Université de Montréal
With the collaboration of Danièle Bélanger, Université Laval