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Superheroes on the Couch

Slavoj Zizek, Jela Krecic and Ben Saunders, English

October 9, 2019 · 5:00 pm7:00 pm · Betts Auditorium

Department of English

This event will feature three presentations on the way in which 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 in general.

Co-sponsored by the Humanities Council, Department of Comparative Literature, Program in Media and Modernity, Program in American Studies, Lewis Center for the Arts, and the Committee for Film Studies

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