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Elvira representing DUKEScomics at MexiAmeriCon panel (Sept. 2018, Austin, Texas).
DUKEScomics presentation for El Paso Community College Ascender program
Thank you Professors Angelina Nunez Arellanes and Sandra Padilla for inviting us to engage with your students in discussions about using our stories and art to realize our commonalities with others. CONSTANTER!
DUKEScomics at Mutilingual UX Symposium
Thank you @gonzlaur @shiversmcnair and your community of brilliant minds for making us a part of #translationux and the closing symposium with Elvira Carrizal-Dukes, Erick Gavin a.k.a. DJ Bless 1ne, Ronnie Dukes, and Café Mayapan! CONSTANTER!
EPMA Dia de los Muertos Fronterizo altars exhibition 2017
Elvira and Ronnie created this mixed media art piece (below). The altar depicts writer Gloria Anzaldúa and artist Jean-Michel Basquiat in memory of their work. CONSTANTER!
Here is a video of the mixed media piece we created.
A.W.O.L. selected for #JAWS17 Books & Browse Authors
Elvira Carrizal-Dukes is a member of Borderland Regional Group for Women in Journalism.
A.W.O.L. at Regional Library Conference
DUKEScomics.com would like to thank the Border Regional Library Association / Texas Library Association / REFORMA- El Paso Fall Conference. We gave a presentation called DIY Border Comics: Telling Our Stories, Empowering Our Community. Thank you for the opportunity and we look forward to seeing you all in the future!
EPCC Literary Fiesta
Thank you to the El Paso Community College Literary Fiesta 2017 for having DUKEScomics present a workshop on graphic novels and creation processes at the El Paso Public Library Main Branch. We enjoyed talking to visitors of the library and hope they understand a bit more about us and how we created our first book.
UTEP Young Adult Literature courses read A.W.O.L.
We are honored to have our graphic novel A.W.O.L. included in the young adult literature curriculum of The University of Texas at El Paso. Our thanks to Dr. Rodriguez, Dr. Gustav and the students of UTEP English for their support. Go Miners!
Skyping with Chicago-area readers
DUKEScomics would like to thank the University Park Library for having us as a part of TEEN READ WEEK! 2017. We enjoyed Skyping with librarian Shannon Perkins and her students. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to share our experience. We hope to inspire future creators.
Animation Family Day at EPMA
DUKEScomics, DJ Bless 1ne, EPCC students, and UTEP Professors provided programming for Families Animated! at the El Paso Museum of Art to celebrate the An American Animator, Don Bluth exhibit. DUKEScomics supports community LEARNING where we read, write, and create together through our different cultures, voices, and ways of knowing.
Career Day: Comic Creators
DUKEScomics (below) talking about community literacy with elementary students. Elvira discussed filmmaking and writing and Ronnie discussed illustrating comic books.