The Department of Language Studies and the UTM International Education Centre present

L'Image Comics Exhibit

September 20, 2023, from 12pm - 5pm EDT; MN building Grand Hall

Cartoon fish against backdrop of comic strips

We're excited to present the first event in our Jackman Humanities Institute seminar series!

Please join us this Wednesday and view the stories of some of our multilingual speakers at UTM, depicted in comic strip form by Linguistics professor, Prof. Ai Taniguchi! These comic strips are part of the L'image research project.

The comic strips will be on display in the Grand Hall of the Maanjiwe nendamowinan building from noon until 5pm on Wednesday, September 20, 2023.


This event is sponsored by the Jackman Humanities Institute.

Multilingualism: Reflecting on a Global Reality through Time, Space, Mind and Text 


Students and faculty are invited to attend a series of events throughout the fall and winter sessions at UTM addressing topics on multilingualism that range from the effect of multilingualism on literary texts and one’s sociocultural identity to the issue of language teaching and learning, to language acquisition and language change.


  Our first event:

L'IMAGE Comics Exhibit: Language, Identity, Multiculturalism and Global Empowerment

  Organized by:

Prof. Ai Taniguchi and the UTM International Education Centre


September 20, 2023, in the MN Grand Hall (UTM)

More specific information will follow soon about the complete series of events, funded by the Jackman Humanities Institute Annual Seminar grant.