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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.

Black Panther

Recognizing LGBT History Month (October 2020):

MIDNIGHT ANGELS: ANEKA, AYO, AND THE STRUGGLE FOR LGBT IDENTITY

World of Wakanda, a prequel to Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet (Ta-Nehisi Coates, 2016), focuses on the relationship between Aneka and Ayo, two of the Black Panther’s Security force, Dora Milaje. Author Roxanne Gay describes it as a “Wakandan love story – its tenderness matched only by its brutality.”

OCTOBER 29

FROM 7 – 8 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.

Dr. Rachel R. Miller


Instructor of Art History and Visual Culture at Columbus College of Art and Design.

COMING SOON

Upcoming ReggieCon Events

February 2021

Black History Month

To Live as One Tribe: Wakanda For All!

March 2021

Women’s History Month

Wonder Woman: Lassoing the Truth about Gender

April 2021

Diversity Month

Mutant and Proud: Diversity in the World of X-Men!

May 2021

Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Eyes Unclouded by Hate: The Spirit of Hayao Miyazaki!

PREVIOUS EVENTS

September 2020

Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month

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