RCC Professor Spoke at Comic Con


Dr. Shamika Mitchell, professor of English at Rockland Community College, and founding member of the San Diego Comic Con Museum, participated in three panels at Comic Con New York at the Javits Center in NYC October 6-9, 2022. 

Please see details below and visit the NY Comic Con website for more information: https://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/

Dr. Mitchell’s Presentations included: 

"Super Salaam! Muslim Nerds, Geeks, and Fans"

Come learn about Muslims in the fandom industry: writers artists cosplayers and gamers. We will discuss the growing popularity of Muslims active in nerd and geek culture! This session is moderated by Dr. Shamika Mitchell. Learn More

"Super Cypher! Geeks, Nerds, and Hip Hop Fandoms"

What does it mean to be Hip Hop, and a nerd or geek? Come learn about geeks and nerds in the Hip Hop industry! This session is moderated by Dr. Shamika Mitchell. Learn More

"Race, Gender, and the Comic Book Medium"

Women in Comics Collective International (WinC for short pronounced "wink") is an artistic and informative initiative. It serves to highlight the merit and craftwork of marginalized voices especially that of Women and Queer Folx of color who work in the comics and multimedia industry. “Race Gender & the Comic Book Medium” is their ongoing panel discussion series that focuses on equity sustainability and justice when it comes to representation in the multimedia industry. In celebration of WinC's 10 Year anniversary the panelists will discuss how the industry has evolved since the organization's creation. Learn More

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