Peanuts for Grownups: Gender, Politics, and Philosophy in the Work of Charles M. Schulz

Jewel Box Theater

Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts is one of the most successful pop-culture franchises ever created. But nowadays few fans are aware of just how clever, moving, cruel, and even subversive Schulz’s original newspaper comics could be. Join Professor Ben Saunders for a deep dive into the Peanuts archive, and rediscover the themes of existential philosophy, religious angst, and non-conformist gender politics in Schulz’s comic strip masterwork.

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