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2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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CORE 469 - Great Powers and Great Responsibilities: Superheroes, Politics, Society and Identity


Prerequisites: Core 101-105 and at least sixth semester standing
Delivery: Other
In this course students will engage with primary superhero/graphic novel texts and secondary critical theory drawn from the fields of psychoanalysis, film studies, philosophy, queer theory, critical race theory, feminist theory, science, aesthetics, religion and politics to explore distinct superhero identities that reflect certain marginalized groups and notions of “other” and understand the many ways in which the genre spills into several academic fields of study.

3 credits
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