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<strong><em>Modern Family</em>’s Latina Spitfire in the era of White Resentment </strong> <br /> <em>Isabel Molina-Guzmán / University of Illinois</em>

Modern Family’s Latina Spitfire in the era of White Resentment
Isabel Molina-Guzmán / University of Illinois
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November 5, 2012

On Modern Family, Vergara’s award-winning performance of Latina spitfire Gloria affirms the show’s nostalgic representation of white masculinity, helping to soothe racial anxieties through a familiar figure of domestic Latina femininity. At the same time, Vergara’s complex representation of Latina motherhood also provides a unique moment of visibility, creating a rupture in the show’s narrative of white resentment.

<strong>When Screens Touch Back</strong> <br /> <em>David Parisi / College of Charleston</em>

When Screens Touch Back
David Parisi / College of Charleston

An in depth look at the science of Haptics and touchscreens.

<strong>Defanged: The Curious Case of the Family-Friendly Vampire</strong> <br /> <em>Andrew Scahill / George Mason University</em>

Defanged: The Curious Case of the Family-Friendly Vampire
Andrew Scahill / George Mason University

A consideration of heteronormative trends in Disney’s The Little Vampire.


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