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September 2017

Kate Evans: Threads, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, UBC, Vancouver

September 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Chan Centre, Chan Centre for the Performing Arts University of British Columbia 6265 Crescent Road
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1 Canada
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BEYOND WORDS Kate Evans: Threads For British-based cartoonist, artist, activist, and author Kate Evans, the only proper response to the refugee crisis now facing Europe (and the rest of the world) is action. In her latest graphic novel, Threads: From the Refugee Crisis, she faces the situation head on; reporting accounts of those marginalized and unwelcome in today’s EU with heartbreaking clarity. The book’s compassionate and moving dispatches from the camps that Evans visited in Calais, France, combine reportage and art to…

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October 2017

Cartoon Kate in Slovenia

October 10, 2017 - October 14, 2017

If anyone understands Slovenian and will be in Slovenia next week, this poster is for you! Click the following link: RdecaRosa-plakat2

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November 2017

Red Rosa Exeter

November 4, 2017 @ 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Exeter Uni Lib Arts, Room TS1 Alexander Building
Exeter, EX4 4LA United Kingdom
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£5.00

As part of the 3 day Liberating Arts Festival in Exeter, award-winning cartoonist, author and activist Kate Evans presents the life and work of the indomitable revolutionary socialist Rosa Luxemburg and discusses her relevance for the contemporary labour movement.

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Translating Graphic Novels: Red Rosa by Kate Evans

November 8, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
OCCT, Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Woodstock Road
Oxford, OX2 6GG United Kingdom
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Not me, but my Spanish translator will be discussing translating Red Rosa Speaker(s): Alejandra Crosta (Oxford) Respondent: Dominic Davies (Oxford) Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 17:15 to 19:15 Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building Alejandra Crosta (Modern Languages) will discuss La Rosa Roja: la biografía gráfica de Rosa Luxemburg (2017, Pan y Rosas/ Izquierdadiario/IPS), her Spanish translation of Kate Evans’s graphic novel Red Rosa (2015, Verso) She will be in conversation with Dr. Dominic Davies (British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, English) who convenes the TORCH Network, 'Comics and Graphic Novels:…

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The Savage Ink of Steve Bell

November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields,
Manchester, M3 3ER United Kingdom
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£8 – £10

Watch me talk to Steve Bell! Join us for a very special Radical Late at the People's History Museum, as we welcome cartoonist Steve Bell for a night of caricatures and conversation! Best known for his long running cartoon strip If… in The Guardian newspaper, Steve is an award winning cartoonist and author, whose work features prominently in the museum’s latest exhibition Savage Ink: The Cartoon & The Caricature.  In discussion with the exhibition’s curator, and cartoonist Kate Evans, Steve will talk about his incredible portfolio, life as a…

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DR ROSA LUXEMBURG: INDOMITABLE CARTOON SUPERHERO!

November 30, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Colin Matthew Room, Colin Matthew Room, Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road,
Oxford, OX2 6GG United Kingdom
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Free

Colin Matthew Room 30th November 5.15 to 6.30pm Free The TORCH Comics and Graphic Novels: The Politics of Form network are hosting a seminar on 'Dr Rosa Luxemburg: Indomitable Cartoon Superhero! Comics artist Kate Evans, author of Red Rosa (2015), a graphic biography of Rosa Luxemburg, and Threads: Tales from the Refugee Crisis (2017), among many other comics, discusses the creative and intellectual processes behind her work. To appear on the seminar mailing list, please email network convener Dominic Davies at comics@torch.ox.ac.uk or dominic.davies@ell.ox.ac.uk Comics and Graphic Novels: The Politics…

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January 2018

Revolution Then and Now

January 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brunei gallery SOAS, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh St, Bloomsbury
London, WC1H 0XG United Kingdom
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Free

The revolutionary tradition has a long history, and revolutionaries have inspired subsequent generations in fighting for a world free of exploitation, oppression and class distinctions. This panel discusses historical and contemporary debates between reformists, who have sought to discover a principle of harmony in social relations under capitalism, bypassing the question of revolutionary politics, and revolutionaries, who have argued for working-class hegemony and the struggle for political and economic democracy. It examines the classical bourgeois revolutions, and particularly the English…

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February 2018

The Multiple Legacies of Rosa Luxemburg: Symposium

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Peter’s College, Dorfman Room, St Peter's College New Inn Hall Street
Oxford, OX1 2DL United Kingdom
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Free

On Friday, February 23rd the Faculty, together with The European Humanities Research Centre and Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, invites you to ‘The Multiple Legacies of Rosa Luxemburg’ symposium. The event is dedicated to the life, thought and legacy of Rosa Luxemburg (1871–1919), one of the most creative writers of modern socialism, a leading Jewish intellectual and the foremost female theoretician of European radicalism. The symposium will take place at St Peter’s College, Dorfman Room from 2 o’clock…

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April 2018

From the Calais Jungle to the Cannes Red Carpet

April 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bath Royal and Literary Scientific Institution, 16-18 Queen Square
Bath, BA1 2HN
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Free

From the Calais Jungle to the Cannes Red Carpet     Cartoonist Kate Evans and award-winning animator Majid Adin discuss their work, artistically exploring stories of migration, dislocation, and hope.   Majid Adin is an Iranian award-winning artist. Forced to leave his home country because of his political cartoons, he now lives in London. He creates animations about the refugee experience, including the beautiful official music video for Elton John's Rocket Man: https://youtu.be/DtVBCG6ThDk @Majidad7   Kate Evans is a cartoonist,…

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May 2018

Rocket Man – An Evening with Majid Adin and Kate Evans

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blackburne House, Blackburne House, Blackburne Place (Off Hope Street)
Liverpool, L8 7PE United Kingdom
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£6 – £12

Majid Adin arrived in the UK, after several failed attempts at holding on to the underside of the truck, by locking himself in a fridge on the back of the lorry from the Refugee camps in Northern France. An Iranian animator persecuted for challenging religious conservatism through his work, Adin won a competition to animate the official video for Elton John’s iconic Rocket Man. What he produced was a moving account of a Refugee’s journey from the Middle East to the…

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