Sally Hamilton is a 10-year veteran of the DFW Writers Workshop and has taught classes about the writer/graphic designer relationship at DFWCon. Her work has appeared in the anthology Strange Afterlives, and has written many posts for the Totally the Bomb blog. Her day jobs include graphic design, illustration, and hocking (rarely cursed) antiques. She reads comic books, watches cartoons, and has entirely too many long discussions with her husband, A. Lee Martinez, about both. She welcomes discussion with you about comics, anime, and cartoons in general. You can check out some of her art at sallyannhamilton.com.
Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: University C
The Shining Women of Anime
Female protagonists are some of anime’s most fiercely capable, beloved, and admirable characters. Women and girls in anime reimagine cultural views on power, duty, beauty, wish fulfillment, and coming-of-age storytelling. How do empowering gender roles in anime create new twists on Japanese lore and its fantastic legends?