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Joss Whedon, Modern Dress Shakespeare, and the Problem of Class in Classrooms

Both curriculum and pop culture, perhaps not coincidentally, have no problem dealing with class systems when they’re at a remove.

Guest Post by Anna Smith… New York Comic Con and the Literacies of Fandom

Even when a young child is curled up alone silently flipping pages, she is interpreting the text in ways influenced by the communities around her…

Review: New Doc on Comic-Con Misses Galaxy-Sized Opportunity

It’s too bad, really: the film’s refusal to put a critical lens on anything ultimately gives it an empty, almost self-congratulatory perspective.