Posts under tag: Benjamin Saunders
This weekend (April 30-May 1), the History Channel will be airing a two-part special on the history of the superhero called Superheroes Decoded, featuring UO English Professor Dr. Ben Saunders, the founder of the Comics and Cartoon Studies minor. Professor Saunders will appear in both episodes. (more…)
Location: Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Friday, January 15, 12 p.m.
Ben Saunders, professor of English at the University of Oregon, will present a lunchtime lecture. Bring your lunch or purchase one from Marché Museum Café.
The latest issue of the UO Alumni Association Newsletter features UO English Professor Ben Saunders who discusses his love of comics and the founding of the UO English Comics and Cartoon Studies minor, the first of its kind in the nation. (more…)
CAScade: Magazine of UO Arts and Sciences’ feature story, “Holy Scholarship: Revealing the secret identity of comics as a super field of study,” showcases the Comics and Cartoon Studies minor at the University of Oregon, the first such program in the nation. (more…)
On June 4, UO English celebrated the end of the year, recognizing student and faculty accomplishments at a reception in the Knight Library Browsing Room. The celebration was inaugurated by the UO Poetry Slam Team, which treated the department to a performance by team co-captain, Alex Dang. (more…)
The Dark Knight vs The Dork Knight: Professor Ben Saunders explains the two sides of Batman to Radio National’s The List
In his second appearance on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Radio National program The List, UO English Professor Ben Saunders, author of Do the Gods Wear Capes? Spirituality, Fantasy, and Superheroes, discusses the controversy over casting Ben Affleck as The Caped Crusader in the upcoming “Man of Steel” sequel. (more…)
Ben Saunders, director of our Cartoons and Comic Studies Program, is regularly cited in the media about superheroes and other comics figures. Recently he was interviewed by Australian National Radio about the new Man of Steel movie. Follow the link below to hear his review. http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/thelist/new-document/4772588