Author: Ohio Center for the Book

Voices from Krypton: A Conversation with Mark Waid and Ed Gross

Voices from Krypton: A Conversation with Mark Waid and Ed Gross

Click the image below to view the recording on YouTube! On Saturday, October 7, 2023, we hosted an online conversation between acclaimed comics creator Mark Waid and Ed Gross, veteran entertainment journalist and author of Voices from Krypton: The Complete, Unauthorized Oral History of Superman. In its over 700 pages, Gross’s Voices from Krypton has …

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Cultural Icon Conference

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Cultural Icon Conference

On Saturday, October 14, we’ll be hosting It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Cultural Icon: A Superman Conference, an all-day academic conference, as part of Superman’s Cleveland: Lineage and Legacy, at Cleveland Public Library’s Louis Stokes Wing, 525 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44114. The conference will feature lectures and panel presentations by scholars …

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It’s a bird? It’s a plane? It’s Superman’s 85th birthday! Come celebrate!

It’s a bird? It’s a plane? It’s Superman’s 85th birthday! Come celebrate!

This year marks the 85th anniversary of the creation of Superman in Cleveland, Ohio. Thanks to a grant by the Ohio Humanities Council through National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom and numerous sponsors, he Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library and Ursuline College’s Rust Belt Humanities Lab will host a …

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Hawaiian in Ohio: A Celebration of “Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Asian American Heritage”

Hawaiian in Ohio: A Celebration of “Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Asian American Heritage”

Saturday, July 22, 2023 The Ohio Center for the Book is pleased to host acclaimed Native Hawaiian and Ohio-resident poet/musician/artist Joe Balaz for a performance of “Hawaiian in Ohio: A Celebration of ‘Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Asian American Heritage’“ on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at 3:30pm in the Cleveland Public Library Auditorium in the Lower …

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Superman’s Cleveland Conference: It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Cultural Icon!

Superman’s Cleveland Conference: It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Cultural Icon!

Call for Presentations Conference Location: Cleveland Public Library at 325 E. Superior Ave Cleveland, OH 44114 Conference Date: October 14, 2023 In honor of the 85th anniversary of the creation of Superman in Cleveland, Ohio, Ursuline College and the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library are organizing a conference dedicated to exploring …

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Get Graphic! Graphic Novel Book Club: Summer 2023

Get Graphic! Graphic Novel Book Club: Summer 2023

Come grab a beverage and pull up a seat to discuss the best graphic novels on the first Thursday of each month at Bookhouse Brewing at 1526 W. 25th St., Cleveland, OH 44113. Registration is not required! Superman is the theme of our summer reading in anticipation of this fall’s celebration of the 85th birthday of Ohio’s own superhero! Look …

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