Tom Pope Sabbatical Presentation

Archived Event:
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
11:00 a.m.
Auditorium 140

"Lethal Genius: The Hitman in American Movies"

Tom Pope
Associate Professor, Liberal Arts
Sabbatical Presentation

Over the past few years, the Hitman has become a frequent visitor to American movies--why? What made a professional killer the ground zero for what we now call a hero? What factors, financial, social and even political, have led to this most unlikely of characters becoming the standard bearer of American values?