Christian County Public Library Maus Course

Barbara Mann and Scott Denham are your teachers for this free, open course on reading Art Spiegelman’s Maus together in an age of censorship.

  • course description and rationale
  • what to expect
  • what you’re committing to

times and dates

Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:30 CST weekly for five weeks, starting October 3
October 3 – Scott and Barbara, opening lecture and introduction to reading Maus in times of censorship

October 10, Maus volume 1 through chapter 4, p. 95, watch Art interviews, post questions
close readings and discussion

October 17, Maus volume 1 to the end, watch Scott’s narratology video
close readings and discussion

October 24, Maus volume 2 through chapter 2, p. 74
close readings and discussion

October 31, Maus volume 2 to the end
close readings and discussion, summing up

how to sign up and access the course

Nixa community members can sign up for this free course, offered on zoom with a live in-person component at the Nixa Community Branch, by filling out the form here. Just let me know if you plan to attend on zoom. (The form includes the zoom link.)

how to get the books

Sponsored by the Christian County Public Library Nixa Community Branch, and facilitated by Brandon Jason, Branch Manager there. Contact him for a free copy of the book. See the library events page here.

resources and background material

coming here