Monday 21 June 2021, 7-8.30 pm (UK Time: BST)
Guests this month are
Eleanor Janega and Neil Max Emmanuel have co-published “The Middle Ages: A graphic History” (2021 Icon Books Ltd)
Eleanor Janega is a medieval historian specialising in social history. She is a lecturer at London School of Economics, hosts the ‘Going Medieval’ series on History Hit TV and runs a popular blog of the same name on intersections between medieval history and pop culture.
Neil Max Emmanuel is an illustrator who worked for 10 years on the TV show Time Team. He illustrated a children’s book, History Hunters: Saxon Gold, and is currently making medieval art for a historical computer game.
Mita Mahato is a USA Seattle-based cut paper, collage, and comics artist, whose work explores the transformative capacities of found and handmade papers. Her cut paper comic “Sea” was recognized by Cartoonists NW as 2015’s “best comic book” and a selection of her poetry comics, collectively titled In Between, is out from Pleiades Press.
Insta @ mita_mahato
Twitter @ MitaMahato
is an illustrator and comic-maker, living and working in Leith, Edinburgh.
Diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour in 2012, he created BITTERSWEET in reply. It features on Brain Tumour Research’s Recommended Reading List. His current project is a graphic novel that gives unpaid carers space to tell us their stories.
Facebook: Gordon Shaw – Artist