Duncan to give conference keynote

Dr. Randy Duncan, professor of communications at Henderson State University, will present the keynote address at the Fourth Annual International Conference on Comics this fall at Sao Paulo University in Brazil.

Duncan is a comics scholar and co-author of The Power of Comics: History, Form and Culture. He has also co-edited Critical Approaches to Comics and Graphic Novels: Theories and Methods, and Icons of the American Comic Book.

Duncan is co-founder of the Comic Arts Conference, the first annual scientific event in the United States devoted entirely to comic book studies.

He will be one of several prominent scholars to speak at the conference.