Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

COLL 166 - X-MEN AS SOCIAL COMMENTARY

Long Title: X-MEN AS SOCIAL COMMENTARY (MCMURTRY)
Department: College Courses
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 1
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: X-Men is a Marvel comic book series featuring allegorical depictions of discrimination and “otherness”, such as the 60’s Civil Rights Movement, the Holocaust, and homophobia. Students will read highlights from X-Men’s 50 years of publication and related essays, as well as contemplate the ethics and occasional hypocrisy of such depictions.