For television I use Merri Lisa Johnson's 'Wave Feminism and Television:
Jane Puts It In a BoxThird ' with my students. The intro alone is worth a
There are also a couple of books on Sex and the City, Akass and McCabe,
'Reading Sex and the City' and the more recent by Deborah Jermyn in the TV
Milestones series. There's also the body of work that has create Ally
McBeal Studies and Buffy studies that looks at these programmes in terms of
On Jan 21 2009, Leo Aristimuno wrote:
> I'm revising my undergraduate media studies course on "Imagery and
> Culture" and wanted to include a new set of materials (grounded in
> cultural/media studies) that provide close critical readings of recent
> films or popular television programs through the lens of feminism.
> I usually use bell hooks' excellent video Doing Cultural Criticism as a
> visual introduction, but I'd like something more contemporary. I could
> use references to more traditional essays, but would also love dynamic
> texts that combine a theoretical grounding with an innovative visual
> form, perhaps utilizing new media technologies.
>Many thanks in advance.
>Video Production and Media Studies
>Dept of Visual & Performing Arts
>Rutgers University - Newark
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