Re-Constructing the Man of Steel: Superman 1938-1941, Jewish American History, and the Invention of the Jewish–Comics Connection

  • Datum: –17.00
  • Plats: Engelska parken 1-0062
  • Föreläsare: Universitetslektor Martin Lund, Malmö universitet
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  • Arrangör: Forum för judiska studier
  • Kontaktperson: Lars M. Andersson
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“Re-Constructing the Man of Steel: Superman 1938-1941, Jewish American History, and the Invention of the Jewish–Comics Connection” (2013) deals with configurations of identity in US American comic books by Jewish American writers. Lund is currently planning a monograph about Jewish-identified superheroes. Selected publications: Re-Constructing the Man of Steel: Superman 1938-1941, Jewish American History, and the Invention of the Jewish–Comics Connection. New York: Palgrave Macmillan (2016); “Rethinking the Jewish–Comics Connection.” Lund: Lund University. (Doctoral dissertation, 2013); “‘Beware the Fanatic!’: Jewishness, Whiteness, and Civil Rights in X-Men (1963-1973)”. In: Unstable Masks: Whiteness and American Superhero Comics (2019); “The Mutant Problem: X-Men, Confirmation Bias, and the Methodology of Comics and Identity.” In: European Journal of American Studies 10, no. 2. http://ejas.revues.org/10890 (2015); “Magneto, the Survivor: Redemption, Cold War Fears, and the ‘Americanization of the Holocaust’” in Chris Claremont’s Uncanny X-Men (1975–1991)”. In: Drawing the Past, Volume 1: Comics and the Historical Imagination in the United States, edited by Michael Goodrum, Dorian Lucus Alexander, and Philip Smith. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press (2022).