Judith R Berkowitz Endowed Lectureship featuring Signe Wilkinson

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 1:30pm

Please join us onFebruary 19th from 5:00-6:30pm in College Hall 200

for our annual Judith R Berkowitz Endowed Lecturefeaturing Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist Signe Wilkinson:

"Redrawing Stereotypes: Cartooning in Our Charlie Hebdo World"

Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist best known for her work at the Philadelphia Daily News. She is the first female cartoonist to win the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning (1992) and was once named "the Pennsylvania state vegetable substitute" by the former speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. She served as president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists from 1994-1995. In 2005 she published a collection of her work entitled One Nation, Under Surveillance. In 2007, Wilkinson began a syndicated daily comic strip, Family Tree, for United Media. She decided to end the strip in August 2011, with the last strip appearing on August 27. In 2011, Wilkinson received a Visionary Woman Award from Moore College of Art & Design.