Superheroes on the Couch

Wed, Oct 9, 2019, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Sponsor(s): 
Department of English
Program in American Studies
Humanities Council
Lewis Center for the Arts
Program in Media and Modernity
Department of Comparative Literature
Committee on Film

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These three presentations explore how superhero films — such as Batman, The Avengers, Black Panther, X-Men, and Spiderman — serve as mirrors of our time and, in particular, of the anxieties that permeate society and culture.