The English Department at Marymount University cordially invites you, your friends, and your family to our event “THE AVENGERS: An English 220 Book-to-Film Symposium” on campus this coming Monday evening, April 30th, in Reinsch Auditorium. The symposium will feature:
5:00 p.m. — a talk by Robert Genter, Professor of History at SUNY Nassau, on Iron Man comics in the political-historical context of the Cold War;
6:30 p.m. — presentations by students in my English 220 class on the art of adapting THOR, BLACK WIDOW, CAPTAIN AMERICA, and THE INCREDIBLE HULK; and
7:30 p.m. — a screening and discussion of CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER (Johnston, 2011).
Information is also available on our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/MarymountMediaAndPerformanceStudies