“One Scholar on What Comic Books Reveal about Attitudes toward Muslims”

 

Marvel's Kamala Khan superhero

Ms. Marvel #2, Kamala Khan
(Wikimedia Commons fair use)

 

I have to confess that I sometimes, er, marvel at the fact that some academics specialize in such things as comic books and Madonna music videos and the history of Cajun cookbooks.

 

I mean, Shakespeare, Dante, and Aristotle seem much worthier and more dignified topics.

 

But it’s true that comic books and such things can actually be windows into culture change and social psychology, so I guess that, in the end, I’m okay with it:

 

http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2017/06/15/muslims-comics-refugees

 

Posted from Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

 

 

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