TNCC Professor Conducts Free Presentation on ‘Hero Myth’

Published: October 26, 2012

Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Department of Communications, Humanities & Social Sciences presents “Hero Myth.” The faculty colloquium will examine the hero archetype. Free and open to the public, the one-hour presentation begins at 3 p.m. Tuesday, October 30 in the Espada Conference Center, Moore Hall on the Hampton campus.

TNCC Adjunct Professor of English Christopher LaPointe will describe some characteristics that a typical hero has and how those characteristics have been altered in various works of literature. Figures such as Gilgamesh, Odysseus, Moses, Jesus, Superman, and others will be discussed.

For more information, please contact Clarence Hundley at 825-2777 or


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