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Sunday, July 7 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Capes, Abs, and Asses: Body Dysmorphia, Toxic Masculinity and Comics

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From the Marvel and D.C. comics mega-blockbusters to independent and even dystopian visions of "caped crusaders," superheroes are everywhere. This talk will examine what these cultural icons tell us about ways we view gender, masculinity, and identity. 

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Krystal Kara

Krystal Kara is the creator of the organization Be Super. Be Super uses comic book and sci-fi characters as educational tools to understand social injustice. She is also the co-founder of But Here You Are an online community connecting people through mental health stories helping... Read More →


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