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Dr. R. (Rik) Spanjers

Faculty of Humanities
Departement Mediastudies

Visiting address
  • Turfdraagsterpad 9
Postal address
  • Postbus 94550
    1090 GN Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications

    2021

    • Spanjers, R. (2021). Text-Image Relations. In Handbook of Comics and Graphic Narratives (pp. 81-98). Walter de Gruyter.
    • Spanjers, R., de Jongh, A., & Ribbens, K. (2021). "I Am Always Amazed About What I Find Out When I Get on the Ground": Joe Sacco On, Before, and After the Page. INKS: The Journal of the Comics Studies Society, 5(2), 197-206. https://doi.org/10.1353/ink.2021.0020 [details]

    2016

    • La Cour, E., & Spanjers, R. (2016). Ingratiation, Appropriation, Rebellion: Comics' Sociability in the Milieux of Art and Literature. Image & Narrative, 17(4), 1-4. [details]
    • Spanjers, R. (2016). Wartime Weddings: Realism and War Representation in Shigeru Mizuki’s Onwards Towards Our Noble Deaths. Image & Narrative, 17(4), 57-78. [details]

    2014

    • Spanjers, R. (2014). Barefoot Gen. In M. K. Booker (Ed.), Comics through time: a history of icons, idols, and ideas. - Vol. 2: 1960-1980 (pp. 468-470). Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood. [details]
    • Spanjers, R. (2014). Barefoot Gen. In M. K. Booker (Ed.), Comics through time: a history of icons, idols, and ideas. - Vol. 3: 1980-1995 (pp. 904-905). Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood. [details]
    • Spanjers, R. (2014). History. In M. K. Booker (Ed.), Comics through time: a history of icons, idols, and ideas. - Vol. 2: 1960-1980 (pp. 620-622). Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood. [details]
    • Spanjers, R. (2014). History. In M. K. Booker (Ed.), Comics through time: a history of icons, idols, and ideas. - Vol. 3: 1980-1995 (pp. 1068-1071). Santa Barabara, California: Greenwood. [details]
    • Spanjers, R. (2014). History. In M. K. Booker (Ed.), Comics through time: a history of icons, idols, and ideas. -Vol. 4: 1995-present (pp. 1539-1544). Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood. [details]

    2020

    • Spanjers, R. (2020). De verbeelding van de Tweede Wereldoorlog in stripvorm. Impact Magazine, 4(2), 14-17.
    • Spanjers, R. (2020). Oorlog zonder einde: Strips en de dynamiek van de herinnering. In Bevrijd!: De Tweede Wereldoorlog in Strips (pp. 28-31). (Bevrijd: De Tweede Wereldoorlog in Strips).

    2015

    Award

    • Spanjers, R. (2021). Dutch Research School for Media Studies PhD Workshop Grant.
    • Spanjers, R. (2017). International Society for the Study of Narrative Travel Grant.
    • Spanjers, R. (2017). Sir William Stirling Maxwell Fellowship.
    • Spanjers, R. (2016). Reading the Present Through the Past: Best Presentation.

    Media appearance

    Journal editor

    • Spanjers, R. (editor in chief) & La Cour, E. L. (editor in chief) (2016). Image & Narrative (Journal).

    Talk / presentation

    • Spanjers, R. (speaker) (23-1-2017). Stirling Maxwell Lecture: The Historical Comic and the Maus Event, Stirling Maxwell Centre.
    • Spanjers, R. (speaker) (24-11-2016). Introduction: book presentation "De stripprofessor" by Joost Pollmann, Book Presentation: "De stripprofessor" van Joost Pollmann, Amsterdam.
    • Spanjers, R. (speaker) (11-11-2016). Maus and the Representation of the Holocaust in Comics, Universiteit Leiden, Leiden.
    • Spanjers, R. (speaker) (21-10-2016). Analyzing Comics, VU, Amsterdam.
    • Spanjers, R. (speaker) (21-3-2016). The Dialectics of Engagement: Remembering and Politicizing the Past in Magneto: Testament, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen (KUN), Nijmegen.
    • Spanjers, R. (speaker) (22-2-2016). Onwards Towards Our Noble Deaths and World War II Representation in Manga, University College Utrecht.

    Others

    • Spanjers, R. (organiser) & La Cour, E. (organiser) (15-11-2018). Amsterdam Comics Conference, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Spanjers, R. (organiser) (14-11-2018). Amsterdam Comics Lecture Series #4: Visual Story Telling, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Spanjers, R. (host) (2-6-2017). Neil Cohn (hosting a visitor).
    • Spanjers, R. (organiser), La Cour, E. L. (organiser), Cohn, N. (participant) & Forceville, C. J. (participant) (2-6-2017). Amsterdam Comics Lecture Series #3: The Languages of Comics, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Spanjers, R. (visiting researcher) (1-2017 - 2-2017). University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom (visiting an external institution).
    • Spanjers, R. (host) & La Cour, E. L. (host) (21-10-2016). Laurence Grove (hosting a visitor).
    • Spanjers, R. (organiser) & la Cour, E. L. (organiser) (21-10-2016). Amsterdam Comics Lecture Series #2: Exposing Comics, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Spanjers, R. (host) & La Cour, E. L. (host) (21-10-2016). Ian Horton (hosting a visitor).
    • Spanjers, R. (host) & la Cour, E. L. (host) (14-4-2016). Roger Sabin (hosting a visitor).
    • Spanjers, R. (host) & la Cour, E. L. (host) (14-4-2016). Laurence Grove (hosting a visitor).
    • Spanjers, R. (organiser) & la Cour, E. L. (organiser) (14-4-2016). Amsterdam Comics Lecture Series #1: How to Analyze Image-Texts, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Spanjers, R. (participant) (4-3-2016). Reading the Present Through the Past, Amsterdam (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Spanjers, R. (organiser) & la Cour, E. L. (organiser) (1-1-2016 - 2021). Amsterdam Comics Reading Group, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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