GT faculty are working on a range of ongoing and exploratory humanitarian research topics. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to this research and get them involved to help advance the work.
In this course, we will consider how different forms of communication--from novels to film and poetry to comics--represent and reflect upon the history of black experience in America.
Students will have the opportunity to share research about mental health issues by creating digital comics that reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness and that educate the Georgia Tech community about mental health resources on campus.
In this course, students will create research-based comics about a topic related to urban development, particularly in relationship to Atlanta’s underserved West Side neighborhood. They will then present these comics at an on campus exhibition with the goal of raising awareness about