UNLV Speaks

April 26, 2019: Charles Hatfield on Jack Kirby

Kevin Krall : April 26, 2019 8:00 pm : UNLV Speaks

On this episode, Professor of English Charles Hatfield presents ‘Mythology in Newsprint: Jack Kirby on Heroes, Demigods, and Comic Book Fandom.’ Charles Hatfield discusses Kirby’s development as a comic book artist and storyteller. Through this exploration, we see and how Kirby’s die hard work ethic helped shape many of the characters and stories we love today!

 

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April 9, 2019: Zachary Greene | How Political Parties Manage Internal Disagreements

Kevin Krall : April 9, 2019 8:00 pm : UNLV Speaks

On this episode of UNLV Speaks: Associate Professor of Political Science from the University of Strathclyde, Zachary Greene provides a lecture on how political parties handle internal disagreements while forming platform stances.

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April 8, 2019: Hanif Abdurraqib | Mixtape: Lyrics

Kevin Krall : April 8, 2019 8:00 pm : UNLV Speaks

On this episode of UNLV Speaks: poet, writer, and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib explores the significance of musical acts–from Carly Rae Jepsen and My Chemical Romance to Nina Simone and A Tribe Called Quest.

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March 28, 2019: Jose Francisco Robles | The Republic of Letters

Kevin Krall : March 28, 2019 8:00 pm : UNLV Speaks

On this episode of UNLV Speaks: Assistant Professor of Spanish Jose Francisco Robles presents, “A New World for the Republic of Letters… The Enlightenment in Eighteenth-century Mexico.” This talk discusses the figures of enlightenment era Mexico, exploring their impact and environment in the changing context of the new world.

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March 13, 2019 Mitchell S. Jackson

Kevin Krall : March 13, 2019 8:00 pm : UNLV Speaks

On this episode of UNLV Speaks: Whiting Award-winning writer, renowned speaker, and criminal justice reform advocate Mitchell S. Jackson discusses his work.

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