New lab members!

This spring we’ll be welcoming our new postdoc Ana Krajinović to the lab along with our visiting researcher Ian Joo for our TINTIN Project!

Upcoming Events

December 7-11 2022 – “The multimodal language faculty and the visual languages of comics.” Keynote for EMNLP 2022, Abu Dhabi

Organizations to support

Hero Initiative

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Reading with Pictures

Latest Blog Post

  • TINTIN Project: Progress on Panels

    The TINTIN Project in my lab is gathering data about the structure of comics from around the world. We’re aiming to analyze 1,000 comics from over 75 countries. To do […]

Books on Visual Language

Who Understands Comics? Book
2021 Eisner Award Nominee
The Visual Narrative Reader
The Visual Language of Comics

Latest Tweets

More quantitative #comicsstudies from @visual_linguist and his team!

“We…examined subjective viewpoint panels (also known as point-of-view panels) in a corpus of over 300 annotated comics from Asia, Europe, and the United States.”


Is this just me not knowing what’s going on at the big conferences in AI/NLP anymore or a speakers at these events becoming more interdisciplinary again? I didn’t expect @visual_linguist at @emnlpmeeting or @davidchalmers42 at #NeurIPS2022. Very cool to hear! https://twitter.com/emnlpmeeting/status/1597846211968516102

EMNLP 2022 @emnlpmeeting

We’re super excited about our keynote speakers!

Mona Diab, Neil Cohn, Gary Marcus, and Nazneen Rajani!

@visual_linguist @GaryMarcus @nazneenrajani