This week's In Media Res theme focus is Nostalgic Media (September 19 - September 23).
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Monday, September 19 - Virginia Bonner (Clayton State University) presents "Stranger Things: Channeling Nostalgia/Challenging Nostalgia."
Tuesday, September 20 - Padraic Killeen (National University of Ireland, Galway) presents "The 1980s Called - It Wants Its Vapidity Back: The VMAs go Vaporwave."
Wednesday, September 21 - Garrett Castleberry (University of Oklahoma) presents "The Absurdity of Nostalgia in the Visual Comedy of Netflix's West Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp."
Thursday, September 22 - Sarah Bakerman (University of Southern California) presents "The End of an Era: Commemorating Political Legacy in the Media Ecology of Nancy Reagan."
Friday, September 23 - Wolfgang Boehm (Georgia State University) presents "Digital Nostalgia."
Theme week organized by Wolfgang Boehm (Georgia State University).
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