Professor Emily Austin interviewed about heroes in the 'Iliad' by Tableau Magazine

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What is a hero? What is a superhero? Do heroes always behave heroically, and if not, are they still heroes? Classicist Emily Austin talks about the sometimes-exasperating heroes in the Iliad, while film scholar Jacqueline Najuma Stewart, AM’93, PhD’99, discusses the superhero Black Panther and day-to-day heroism.

https://tableau.uchicago.edu/articles/2018/09/two-perspectives-heroes