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July 2012, Week 5


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Darcey West Morris <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 14:39:03 +0000
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This week’s In Media Res theme focus is Summer Olympics (July 30-August 3).

Here's the line-up:

Monday, July 30, 2012 - Noah Tsika (Colgate University) presents: Queering the Olympic Charter: Media Representations of Gay and Lesbian Athletes in West Africa and the Diaspora

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - Evelyn Bottando (Indiana University Northwest) presents: Kickstarting the Olympics

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - Pellom McDaniels III (Emory University) presents: The Year All Hell Broke Loose: The 1968 Olympic Games and the Politics of Performance

Thursday, August 2, 2012 - Scott F. Parker (University of Minnesota) presents: To Give Anything Less

Friday, August 3, 2012 - Charlene Weaving (St. Francis Xavier University) presents: Ensuring Olympic ‘Sex Appeal’ Through Uniforms

Theme week organized by Charlotte Howell (Georgia State University).

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