Lunch with the Libraries - Love Them or Lib Them: Romance Comic Books for Valentine's Day
Sponsored by the Sheridan Libraries & University Museums, the Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries, and the Arts, Entertainment, Media, and Entrepreneurship Affinity
Join the Sheridan Libraries for a Cupid-approved tour of a new collection of vintage romance comic books by Special Collections librarian Heidi Herr. Ranging from the late 1940s to the mid-1970s and written for a female readership, these comic books have everything: girls falling in love with teenage beatniks, a 1950s exposé of Communist dance clubs, and finding and losing one’s heart at Woodstock. Perhaps we will even answer the question of the 1970s: Will women's libbers ever find love? This program will be presented on Zoom. A link will be shared in advance of the program.
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