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Yale conference – the rest

A long-overdue update following the terrific ‘Politics of Superheroes’ conference I attended at Yale a few weeks ago. All the start-of-semester activity got the better of me since my return, and robbed the planned update to this blog of some … Continue reading

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Yale conference – day 1

So the first day of the graduate conference at Yale mostly lived up to my high expectations: most papers that were presented during the two longish panels this morning and this afternoon were solid efforts, with a few standout contributions, … Continue reading

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Theorizing superheroes

With the upcoming Yale symposium at the end of this month, I’m starting to try to organize some thoughts and ideas that have been circulating in my mind, and in some cases taking shape in recent lectures, articles, reviews and … Continue reading

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Superheroes @ Yale

Meanwhile, our main news item for this month is the announcement of a graduate symposium on post-9/11 superhero movies organized by Yale University’s Film Studies department. The deadline for the Call for Papers is December 19th, and I certainly plan … Continue reading

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