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Female Superheroes: What Are Their Real Powers?
March 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Broward County Library presents
Female Superheroes: What Are Their Real Powers? with Magdalena Lamarre as part of the Scholar Speaker Series. When Superman first flew onto comic book pages, the Kryptonian set the bar for the future of the medium. Female superheroes also filled those pages, but their portrayal has been a subject of controversy. This presentation examines how women are perceived in popular culture through the lens of comic books and asks
What are their real powers?.
Magdalena Lamarre was a Full Professor of history and sociology at Miami-Dade College. Since her retirement in 2016, she conducts lectures on Florida’s history, culture, diversity, and social justice. Lamarre earned a BA in History and Secondary Education from Hunter College, a MA in History Education from Stony Brook University, and completed post-graduate work in Sociology and Education at Florida International University.
Registration is suggested but not required to attend. All attendees who complete a survey may enter to win a prize giveaway at the event’s conclusion. Must be present to win. Funding for this program series is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Broward Public Library Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
March 22 @ 4:30 pm -
March 22 @ 5:30 pm