The Mythology of the Superhero
Tuesday, April 27
Andrew Bahlmann, Associate Professor of English, will talk about superheroes as a mythology and how that mythology builds on the mythologies that have come before. Learn how earlier epics and myths influenced contemporary superhero stories and how those stories work in popular culture.
Bahlmann is an associate professor at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah. He is the author of the book, The Mythology of the Superhero. His interests include medieval literature, popular culture, mythology, and folklore.
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