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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

Just saw the best keynote at an academic conference! Neil Cohn @visual_linguist ‘s talk at @emnlpmeeting on the visual languages of comics was a HIT. He explains how modalities like speech, gestures, writing, and pictures combine to create a multimodal language faculty. But wait,

Oh and one more thing! @visual_linguist also argues that a multimodal language faculty requires us to change our conception of linguistic relativity, and shows how spoken language structures permeate visual languages. This work is a game changer. @emnlpmeeting #emnlp2022