SÕL-CON is intended as both a celebration of current creative minds and as a means to open doors for youth of color to learn how to express their stories through the comic book storytelling arts.
The SÕL-CON Expo Day consists of four creator roundtables featuring comics creators, multimedia artists, & scholars in conversation.
Panel A: How to Change the World with a Pen: Comics and the Future
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. EST
Moderator, Morgan Podraza
Featuring Juan Argil, Xavier Lopez, Lexi Ramos, Jules Rivera and Maxi Rodriguez
Panel B: Creators in Conversation
1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EST
Moderator, Jennifer Caroccio Maldonado
Featuring Ness Garza, Sloane Leong, Breena Nuñez,
Cristy Road Carrera, Nicky Rodriguez
Panel C: Sustaining the Momentum: Comics & DIY Culture
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. EST
Moderator, Katlin Marisol Sweeney
Majed Badra, Dr. Elvira Carrizal-Dukes, Ronnie Dukes,
J.M. Hunter and Robert Liu-Trujillo
Panel D: Form-ing Ideas: Creators Talk Impact of Styles and Mediums
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST
Moderator, Peyton Del Toro:
Featuring Khaila Carr, Zalrix Franco, Lawrence Lindell, MariNaomi and Zeke Peña
Contact info: For inquiries related to SOL-CON, please contact SOL-CON's Central Coordinator, Katlin Marisol Sweeney, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsored by the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, and LASER
If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact email@example.com as soon as possible. Requests made by September 7 will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. A captioned recording of this program will be available within 7-10 business days following the event posted to the University Libraries website.