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August 2012, Week 3


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Darcey West Morris <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:58:16 +0000
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This week’s In Media Res theme focus is Politics as Entertainment (August 19-23).

Here's the line-up:

Monday, August 20, 2012 - Rossend Sanchez Baro (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) presents: From Bartlet to Knope: Politics and Instructional Television

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - Michael Barthel (University of Washington) presents: "Game Change" and "Showgirls": Politics as Camp

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - Sudeep Sharma (UCLA) presents: Politics Is Funny, But Nothing To Laugh At: The Daily Show and its Limits

Thursday, August 23, 2012 - Emanuelle Wessels (Augsburg College) presents: HBO’s ‘Veep,’ Postfeminism, and Political Humor

Friday, August 24, 2012 - Carrie Griffin (Independent Scholar) and Brett Boessen (Austin College) present: "Get Out the Way, Malcolm Tucker”: ‘Veep’ Fans and Cynical Citizens

Theme week organized by Laurel Ahnert (Georgia State University).

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