Holy Cross English Professor Discusses Multi-Ethnic Literature, Graphic Novels in Q&A

Worcester Magazine
September 19th, 2017 by 


In a Q&A, Worcester Magazine sat down with Jorge Santos, assistant professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross and a Houston, Texas native to talk about how his career brought him to Worcester and his academic scholarship in multi-ethnic literature and graphic novels.

“The visual aspects of the medium allow for people to interrogate the way particular images shape our perceptions of ourselves and of those around us,” Santos said when explaining why graphic novels are such a great entry point for cultural studies. “Because of its status as a marginal literature, it was often embraced by people of identities that represent alternatives to the mainstream.”

Read the full interview on the Worcester Magazine website.

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