Experience at Comic-Con

Study popular culture this summer at San Diego’s Comic-Con International!

ComicConEarn academic credit while studying the dynamics of marketing and fan culture at the largest comic arts event on the continent, July 17-23, 2018.

Over 125,000 attendees and hundreds of vendors, celebrities, and professionals descend on San Diego each summer to participate in the five-day Comic-Con.

LOGOIn addition to a 525,000 square foot exhibit hall filled with the wares of producers, the Con features continuous programming showcasing experts in the following industries and many more:

  • Anime and Manga
  • Comic Books and Graphic Novels
  • Gaming and Trading Cards
  • Film and Television
  • Toys and Collectibles
  • Video Gaming


Plan to join us this summer to experience Con firsthand!

Please contact the program director, Dr. Matthew J. Smith, with your inquiries at: msmith455(AT)radford(DOT)edu

Click here to apply.
(Applications are due October 31, 2017.)

Click here to learn more about the academic program.

Click here for an explanation of the expenses.