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GJRA Abstracts: Atalay, Shannon, Swogger, ‘The Journey To Complete The Work: Comics, storytelling and the law in the implementation of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act’

At this point I am running out of new ways to say that we are continuing to post abstracts for our upcoming conference at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, 4-5 July 2017 – register here! – but we plod on regardless. One of the great things about the GJRA is its diversity. Already this week we’ve […]

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GJRA Abstracts: Aidan Diamond, ‘Cross the line’: Vigilante Justice and Batman on Trial in Under the Red Hood

 Once more unto the breach. Here is the paper Aidan Diamond will be presenting at our upcoming GJRA discussions. This paper looks set to be a fascinating contribution that takes a Foucauldian approach to the portrayal of justice within Batman. Aidan Diamond (Memorial University of Newfoundland), ‘Cross the line’: Vigilante Justice and Batman on Trial in Under the […]

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GJRA Abstracts: Lynsey Black, ‘Women as Victims – Exploring gender violence through the character of Batgirl/Barbara Gordon’.

Continuing our theme of publishing the abstracts for our forthcoming conference on 4-5 July, here is a great-looking paper from Lynsey Black (University College Dublin): ‘Women as Victims – Exploring gender violence through the character of Batgirl/Barbara Gordon’.  In the 1988 comic book, Batman: The Killing Joke, the character of Barbara Gordon (alias Batgirl) is attacked by […]

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GJRA Discussions 2016, Abstract The First: Lisa Macklem on comics and legal education

Ahead of our inaugural Discussions on 4-5 July at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, we are happy to start publishing a series of abstracts of papers that will be presented at the conference. Registration remains open – see previous post for the details. First up is this great-looking paper from Lisa Macklem (University of Western Ontario): […]

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