Whitman College

Visiting Writers Reading Series-Alison Bechdel

Alison Bechdel is an American cartoonist. Originally best known for the long-running comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, she came to critical and commercial success in 2006 with her graphic memoir Fun Home, which was subsequently adapted as a musical which won a Tony Award for Best Musical in 2015.

She is a 2014 recipient of the MacArthur "Genius" Award. She is also known for the Bechdel test, an indicator of gender bias in film.

Book signing and Sheehan Gallery viewing to follow.

Friday, October 23, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Maxey Hall
173 Stanton, Walla Walla WA

Event Type

Speaker

Audience

General Public

Departments

Academic, Humanities & Arts, Sheehan Gallery, Art, English

Website

https://www.whitman.edu/academics/dep...

Cost

Free and open to the public

Group

Visiting Writers Reading Series

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