Associate Professor of English at Howard University, Marc Singer has blazed new paths in comics studies with his many articles, books, and editorships. With a nascent scholarly interest in comics growing already as a teen with Watchmen and Dark Knight Returns, and after pursuing a PhD in literary studies at the University of Maryland, [...]
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Professor Aldama Selected as Distinguished University Professor—Ohio State University Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Professor Frederick Aldama was recently selected as a Distinguished University Professor. The Office of Academic Affairs awards the permanent, honorific title on a competitive basis to full professors who have truly exceptional records in teaching, in research, scholarly or creative work, and in service. One to three appointments may be awarded annually to faculty [...]
Pop Culture Podcast—Episode 4: ProfessorLatinx and OSU Graduate Students React to “The Curse of La Llorona”
Professor Aldama sits down with Ohio State PhD. students Katlin Sweeney, Carlos Kelly and Dani Orozco to discuss The Curse of La Llorona and Latinx culture.
The Underground: Ohio State University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama Presents Latinx Superheroes Lecture—by Brooke Crouse
Frederick Luis Aldama, an Ohio State University professor of arts and humanities, screened and elaborated on his book turned documentary “Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics” in Penn State’s Foster Auditorium. The documentary featured several Latinx and non-Latinx comic book lovers who shared that comics have been a solace for them although they feel that [...]
Mario Grill, a member of the Department of English at the University of Klagenfurt (Austria), interviews Dr. Frederick Aldama.
The Long, Troubled, and Redemptive History of Latinx Superheroes Frederick Luis Aldama's Eisner-winning history, Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics, uncovers ways in which the mainstream American comic-book industry regularly shortchanges characters who represent marginalized peoples. Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics Frederick Luis Aldama University of Arizona Press Oct 2017 Other Frederick Luis Aldama may [...]
Pop Culture Podcast—Episode 2: ProfessorLatinx, Rachel Miller, and Zachary Dean React to “Captain Marvel”
ProfessorLatinx and Rachel Miller of the Ohio State University open the inaugural Pop Culture Podcast with ProfessorLatinx by discussing the culture war climate surrounding the release of Captain Marvel.
Latinx Spaces: Robert Rodriguez’s Fever-Dream: ‘Alita’ and the Building of Latinx Sci-Fi Worlds—by Frederick Luis Aldama
Robert Rodriguez’s Fever-Dream: 'Alita' and the Building of Latinx Sci-Fi Worlds Courtesy 20th Century Fox By Frederick Luis Aldama Most sci-fi films focus time and attention to building new worlds for us to experience. From Georges Méliès 1902 Trip to the Moon through Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel today, filmmakers have used their cinematographic [...]