G. Willow Wilson

Mar. 20, 2023
Lougheed Performing Arts Centre

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Muslim writer and convert, G. Willow Wilson—relauncher of the famous Ms. Marvel series, now a TV series on Disney+—is coming to Camrose. The Chester Ronning Center for the Study of Religion and Public Life is hosting a two-part hybrid event to give you a couple of ways to participate in conversations with Wilson and explore the importance of her work.


A Superhero for Generation Why | Mar. 20, 2023 | 11 a.m.

16-year-old Kamala Khan may be the shapeshifting superhero, Ms. Marvel, but she also shares many of the challenges faced by millennials – a misunderstood generation. Join G. Willow Wilson as she unpacks the character’s origins. Explore the author’s roots in historical science fiction and fantasy, and what it means to write a superhero for a new audience.

Tickets are available in-person at the Cargill Theatre, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre as well as virtual. 

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An Evening with G. Willow Wilson | Mar. 20, 2023 | 7 p.m.

Join us for an exclusive talk with G. Willow Wilson as she discusses the importance of religious representation in popular culture and her experience writing her memoir, fiction, and comic books for Marvel and D.C.

Attend in-person at the Mayer Hall, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre or participate virtually. 

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G. Willow Wilson is a convert to Islam and an award-winning American comics writer, prose author, and essayist. She is most well known for relaunching the Ms. Marvel title for Marvel Comics starring a 16-year-old Muslim superhero named Kamala Khan. Her best-known written works include the novels Alif the Unseen and The Bird King, as well as her memoir of converting to Islam entitled The Butterfly Mosque.

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