We are delighted to announce, in collaboration with the Scottish Centre for Comics Studies, a talk by Timothy D Peters, on Superhero Comics and the Seeing of Law: Masks, Icons, and Legal Emblems, to be held on Wednesday 13 February 2019, from 2.30 – 4.00pm in the Scrymgeour Building, room 4.08, University of Dundee. Refreshments will be provided.
Dr Timothy D Peters is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the USC Law School, University of the Sunshine Coast, an Adjunct Research Fellow at the Law Futures Centre, Griffith University, President of the Law, Literature and the Humanities Association of Australasia, and a member of the Arts Research in the Creative Humanities research concentration at USC. His research has two major focuses. The first examines the intersections of legal theory, theology and popular culture. He has published cultural legal readings of speculative fiction films such as Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, Alex Proyas’ I, Robot, George Lucas’s Star Wars and Scott Beattie’s I, Frankenstein and is currently finalising a book manuscript for Edinburgh University Press entitled ‘A Theological Jurisprudence of Popular Cinema’.