Comics In The Classroom?

August 7, 2016

“A professor at Florida Gulf Coast University has assigned the first volume of the Top Cow series Symmetry to his sociology classes for a discussion on race relations in the future. Science fiction has always been a medium that could broach subjects like racial inequality and class systems.”

“Similar to the way Gene Roddenberry tackled some of the social issues of the late 60’s with Star Trek. Sometimes it’s easier to make people look at racism if it’s framed as an alien race divided by which half of your face is black and which half is white.” Read more.

Article Topics: blerds | comics | diversity | race

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