Julian C. Chambliss
Julian C. Chambliss is Professor of English and the Val Berryman Curator of History at the MSU Museum at Michigan State University. He is a core participant in the MSU College of Arts & Letters’ Consortium for Critical Diversity in a Digital Age Research (CEDAR) and co-director for the Department of English Digital Humanities and Literary Cognition Lab (DHLC). His research interests focus on race, identity, and power in real and imagined spaces. Beyond the Black Panther: Visions of Afrofuturism in American Comics, his recent exhibition is available virtually through the MSU Museum. He is co-editor of Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men: Superheroes and the American Experience (2013), Assembling the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Essays on the Social, Cultural and Geopolitical Domain (2018), and Cities Imagined: The African Diaspora in Media and History (2018). His digital humanities projects include Reframing Digital Humanities: Conversations with Digital Humanists, The Graphic Possibilities OER, and Comics as Data North America (CaDNA) an ongoing collaborative project at Michigan State University that uses library catalog data to explore North American comic culture.