The Cultural Studies Program’s colloquium (CSC) series features talks by distinguished scholars from across the disciplines. Graduate student Caroline Guthrie interviewed Libby Anker about her book Orgies of Feeling, which explores how the genre of melodrama is present in modern politics.
“Field Niggas” makes a powerful claim for the dignity and visibility of its subjects, even as it travels to precincts far outside their purview. What could have been an example of “ethnographic” documentary at its most patronizing instead becomes an opportunity for radical engagement.
Congratulations to Leah Perry who has published a chapter in American Shame: Stigma and the Body Politic. She also has a book coming out in September called The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media.
The Cultural Studies Program’s colloquium (CSC) series features talks by distinguished scholars from across the disciplines. Graduate student Dave Zeglen interviewed Daniel Zamora, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Click here to read more.
Professor Dina Copelman was on Mason News discussing the popular PBS show "Downton Abbey." Check out this article to learn more about her analysis of the relationship between media & history and how she connects her work with Cultural Studies.