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August 2014, Week 3


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Katharine Persephone Zakos <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:30:39 +0000
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This week’s In Media Res<> theme focus is Sketch Comedy (August 18 - August 22, 2014).

Here's the line-up:

Monday, August 18, 2014 - Raechel Tiffe (Merrimack College) presents: Post-Feminism & the Dehumanization of Sex Workers in SNL’s Moet & Chandon Sketch
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - Myra Washington (University of New Mexico) presents: “Mixed-Wieners” and mixed-race humour: Laughing at “Key & Peele”
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Diana DePasquale (Bowling Green State University) presents: Just enough feminism? Or not feminist enough?
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Nick Marx (Colorado State University) presents: Nathan for You and Cable’s Contested Masculinities
Friday, August 22, 2014 - Katharine Zakos (Georgia State University) presents: SNL, Sketch Comedy, and Representation

Theme week organized by Katharine Zakos<> (Georgia State University).

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The In Media Res Team

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