Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

Parismita Singh — Crisis Comics: Drawing and Writing Non-Fiction in South Asia

Friday, April 7, 2023

2:00-2:30PM- Talk, 2:30-4:00PM Workshop

Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer St

Parismita Singh is a writer, graphic novelist and educationist. Her publications include the graphic novels The Hotel at the End of the WorldMara and the Clay CowsCrab Chronicles and a collection of short stories Peace has Come. She helped conceptualise the Pao Anthology of Comics and has edited Centrepiece: New Writing and Art from Northeast India. She also works in education.

We are excited to be welcoming her for a week-long residency at the Saxena Center. This event combines an artist talk and presentation followed by a comic workshop with Parismita where the attendees can informally engage and learn the ethics and challenges of illustration and comics in South Asia. Materials provided.

South Asia Seminar