Lectures & Speaking Topics

Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
Neufeld discusses his personal response to Hurricane Katrina, including his stint as a Red Cross volunteer, exploring flood-ravaged New Orleans, and the creative challenges behind the acclaimed graphic novel A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge.
Comics and the Ever-Changing Media Landscape
In looking back over his career as a cartoonist, Neufeld explores such topics as the mainstream comics industry, mini-comics and self-publishing, webcomics, television, the graphic novel explosion, and the rise of digital media platforms.
Filtering Catastrophe Through Comics
Neufeld discusses the twin catastrophes of 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, and how he used the comics form to explore the anguish, anger, and confusion surrounding those events.
Comics Journalism
With examples from his own work, Neufeld discusses the dynamic and growing field of comics journalism and how it can shed new light on current events.
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