"Webbed Attachments: Psychedelic Lessons from the Multiverse": 2024 McLeod Lecture

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Online event

About the Event

Dr. Ramzi Fawaz will explore how the animated feature film Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse (2018) and its 2023 sequel, Across the Spider-Verse, present the multiverse as a distinctly psychedelic figure for conceiving differences as an endless web of relations across multiple dimensions rather than rigidly formed identities barred from communion by structural inequality. 


Photo of Dr. Ramzi Fawaz, Professor of English, University of Wisconsin, MadisonAbout the Speaker

Dr. Ramzi Fawaz is a Romnes Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the author of two monographs, The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics (2016) and Queer Forms (2022), both published by NYU Press. In 2016, The New Mutants won the ASAP Book Prize.


Webinar: Registration Required

Department of English / Department of Gender and Women's Studies

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