Thursday, March 23, 2017  |  noon–1:20p  |  Kuykendall 410

Becoming Batman: Dean Trippe’s Something Terrible and the Subversion of Masculine Narratives of Suffering

Presenter: Nicole Kurashige

In this talk, I claim that Something Terrible re-tools the traditionally “macho” superhero subgenre to subvert dominant narratives of masculinity. In challenging the norms, it creates a “safe space” for  discussions of trauma to occur.

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