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Sunday, June 14 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Krakow to Krypton: Jews and the Marvel of comics

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Blockbuster success has brought significant attention to comics and graphic novels in recent years. While many critics dismiss the industry as simple stories of superheroes for teens—fantastic tales of super-strength, invisibility, or adamantium claws. We will delve into the underlying Jewish themes and concepts found throughout the world of the superhero. From Krakow to Krypton, Auschwitz to Haifa, Berlin to New York, go behind the mask and beneath the cape to reveal the marvellous Jewish history of comics and the superhero phenomenon.

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Daniel Rosenbaum

Daniel holds a BA in Film, Media Studies, Political Science and International Relations from Victoria University of Wellington and is currently studying towards a Master’s in e-Government. Daniel works for the NZ Department of Internal Affairs. In 2018 Daniel completed the Israeli... Read More →


Sunday June 14, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am AEST
ROOM 13