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Superhero Comics and the U.S. South

Lectures: Brannon Costello, the James F. Cassidy Professor of English at LSU, will discuss 'Superhero Comics and the U.S. South'

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At noon Oct. 11, Brannon Costello, the James F. Cassidy Professor of English at Louisiana State University, will discuss “Superhero Comics and the U.S. South.” Costello’s talk will examine the history of the representation of the South in superhero comics well-known and obscure.

He also will present on Oct.12 during the Graphic Novels and Comics across the Humanities Conference, a free event hosted by the UM Department of Philosophy and Religion.

SouthTalks explore the interdisciplinary nature of Southern studies and includes lectures, performances, film screenings and panel discussions. All events take place in the Tupelo Room of Barnard Observatory unless otherwise noted, and are free and open to the public.

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