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Your favorite Event-Con has probably gone virtual, and ISU is no different.

Presenting the first ever ReggieCon!

Illinois State University is bringing the “Con” tradition to Normal, with ReggieCon!

ReggieCon 2020-2021 focuses on the depictions of race, gender, and ethnicity in comics, graphics novels, movies, and other popular media.

In Celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month:


Suggested Reading: Princess Mononoke


FROM 7 – 8:30 PM.

Panelist Include

Dr. Scott Jordan

Chair and Professor, ISU Department of Psychology.

Victor Dandridge Jr.

Mr. Victor Dandridge

Founder, Vantage InHouse Productions.

Dr. Theresa Rojas

Professor of English and Director of the Latinx Comic Arts Festival, Modesto Junior College.

Dr. Eric Wesselmann

Associate Professor, ISU Department of Psychology.

Guest Panelists

Mr. Tatsu Shigeta

Mr.  Larry Houston

Mr. Rio Shigeta

Is a Japanese/American voice, screen, stage actor and coach. He was born in Okayama Japan, is fluent in Japanese, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts – Acting from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. Rio is a life-long devotee of manga and anime, reads a great deal of fantasy, and is seldom seen ‘irl’.

Visit the ReggieCon Merchandise Shop!

A portion of the proceeds from each order placed here will go to the Red and White Scholarship Fund, which provides support to Redbird students with demonstrated need and/or high academic achievement. All orders will be shipped once the store is closed on December 11.


April 2021

In Celebration of Diversity Month

March 2021

In Celebration of Women’s History Month

February 2021

In Celebration of Black History Month

October 2020

Recognizing LGBT History Month

September 2020

Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month

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