Charles Henebry

Senior Lecturer of Rhetoric


BA Science and Literature, Harvard University
PhD English Literature, New York University

Teaching interests:  Essay structure, vivid phrasing, library research, primary as well as secondary sources

Research interests:  Comic books and other graphic narratives, the human and the superhuman

Selected publication:

Seven entries for Comics through Time: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas. Vols. III &IV. Ed. M. Keith Booker. Greenwood Press. 2014. Entries include “Sin City,”  “300,” “Charles Burns,” “Girl Genius,” and “Palestine.”

Selected presentations:

“‘This is a Job for Superman’: How Opening the Shirt became Canonical,” presented at the Northeast Popular Culture Association, October 2013.

“Geography in Caricature: Comics and the Representation of Foreign Cultures,” delivered at the AAG Annual Meeting in New York City, February 2012.

“Remaking the World in His Image: The Übermensch in the Work of Alan Moore,” delivered at the NeMLA 2010 convention in Montreal, April 2010.