Archive for April, 2012
A consideration of cultural importance of the Logies, Australia’s Emmys.
Laughing Out Loud: Wanda Sykes and the Making of Lesbian Celebrity Activism
Julia Himberg / University of Southern California
Lesbian activism is characterized by celebrity ambivalence, rather than by an easy association with minority politics
Following the pathways of David Lynch’s Inland Empire through multiple film texts.
Sacred security, Homeland Security, and the creeping militarization of the American church.
Bartleby, capitalism, the “Like” button, and the vicissitudes of participatory media.
A consideration of the affective substance of photographic surfaces.
A Good Day to Die Hard: Age, Action, and the Masculine Hard Body
Rebecca Feasey / Bath Spa University
An examination of aging male action stars.
American Dreams – Israeli Formats: How Israeli TV Became a U.S. Success Story
Sharon Shahaf / Georgia State University
Considering the politics inherent within the current wave of U.S. adaptations of Israeli-based television series.