A publicity photo of the main characters of the film version of A Wrinkle in Time.
What to think of the film adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time? Rebecca Wanzo and Laurie Maffly-Kipp exchange ideas about the the book’s leap to the big screen in wide-ranging discussion. Spoiler: these scholars give the edge to the book.

Publicity image of the Black Panther, in full costume, in front of the expansive green Wakanda landscape.
After its creation 50 years ago at the hands of white writers and artists, the Black Panther has been guided by a short list of influential figures, most recently writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and film director Ryan Coogler. Comics scholar Rebecca Wanzo scrutinizes the intervening years and finds an evolution in the character’s representation of blackness.
In the decades after World War II, the citizens of West Germany and Austria tuned in to narrative radio dramas, or Hörspiel, to reckon with their fascist past and imagine their democratic future, says German studies scholar Caroline Kita.
This painting depicts the Pilgrims on the deck of the ship Speedwell on July 22, 1620, before they departed from Delfs Haven, Holland, for North America, where they sought religious freedom.
The Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol is its physical and symbolic center, connecting the House of Representatives and Senate chambers and providing a setting for ceremonies such as presidential inaugurations and the lying in state of eminent persons. Scholar of early American literature Abram Van Engen tells the story of four historic paintings on display there and asks who and what they omit.


No events were found.