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Tag: Philippe Willems
Rodolphe Töpffer: Self-portrait
Who doesn’t love comic strips? These entertaining mini-narratives have become a universal language, but how did they originate? Philippe Willems, associate professor in the NIU Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, will answer that question at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, in Room 315 of Altgeld Hall. His lecture, titled “Rodolphe Töpffer and the Birth...
Graphic Novels Exhibition Suite poster
In conjunction with the current Graphic Novel Exhibition Suite, the NIU Art Museum has announced two new exhibitions opening with a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 5, and several upcoming events. The Golden Age of Wordless Novels and Artist Illustrated Books, 1917-1951, explores a peak revival period of relief printmaking which enabled...
A publicity photo from Emmanuel Laurent’s “Two in the Wave”
The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb will host the Tournées Film Festival, a showcase of contemporary European cinema, from Sunday, March 25, through Thursday, March 29. Organized by the Northern Illinois University Film Society, the event is supported by grants from the French Ministry of Cultural Affairs and the NIU College of Liberal Arts and...