Straightening out the Norse Sagas: Thor and Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Nov 28 2018 - 6:30pm

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About this event
The Medieval/Renaissance Studies Lecture Series will host a Community Conversation focused around the interconnections between the Norse sagas and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, inviting participants to explore the ways in which the original saga material plays with notions of gender identity that the films have chosen to erase from Thor’s and Loki’s narratives in their transition from Norse gods to International Superhero and Villain. A Community Conversation led by Frank Bramlett and Lisabeth Buchelt (UNO-English Department) UNO-Community Engagement Center room 201-205-109 November 28, 2018 | 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM Free & Open to the Public- Free Parking in lot E Info:
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Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, room 201-205-209
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182
United States