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Heide Solbrig

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Visiting Lecturer (Coordinator)

Heide Solbrig is a cartoonist and media scholar (MFA, Ph.D.) who teaches, writes, and draws memoir and journalistic comics. Her comics about growing up in the divorce generation of the 1970s have been written about in Filmmaker Magazine as well as appearing in literary journals, anthologies, and her own publications. Founder of the Boston Comics Workspace run out of her studio from 2012 to 2018, she is an original member of the Graphic Memoir Collective. She teaches art, comics, and media studies throughout the Boston area.

Ph.D., Communication, University of California, San Diego, California. Dissertation: Film and Function: A History of Motivational Film Co-advisors: Robert Horwitz & Lisa Cartwright. Committee: Michael Schudson, Michael Cole, Leslie Stern. M.F.A., Conc