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Alumnus Brings Batman Back to Alma Mater

CONWAY, Ark. (October 29, 2012) - Hendrix College alumnus Dr. Travis Langley, a 1986 graduate, will present "A Dark and Stormy Knight" on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. in Worsham.

Langley is a professor of psychology at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark. A self-described "superherologist," Langley uses superheroes to teach psychology and psychology to analyze superheroes.

His lecture at his undergraduate alma mater is based on his best-selling book Batman and Psychology.

For more information on Langley, read this article by Rachel Thomas '14.

Langley's lecture at Hendrix is sponsored by Student Activities. For more information, contact Tonya Hale, director of student activities, at 501-450-1291 or

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Feel about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit