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November 2013, Week 4


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Katharine Persephone Zakos <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:44:19 +0000
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This week’s In Media Res theme focus is Food Media Reprise (November 25 - November 29).  During the week of Thanksgiving, we wanted to draw your attention to the many food related conversations we have had in the past by reprising our recent week on Food Media<> and by alerting you to some of the topical conversations from our archives.  Before you are knocked out by tryptophan, revisit our food weeks from this Summer<> and the Spring of 2011<>, or snack on these other tasty treats:
TV Azteca, Oster Kitchen Appliances, and Mexico’s Privileged<> by Chad Thomas Beck
God Made a Farmer<> by Rachel Silverman
Dodge Ram Made a Farmer<> by Garrett Broad
A Question of Taste: Cultural Identity and Chopped<> by Jeremy Sarachan
The Mouth Wants What It Wants<> by Dana Heller
Transmedia Recipes? Consuming Butterbeer, Pumpkin Juice and EveryFlavor Beans<> by Lisa Schmidt
Dog Wants Cupcakes: A Brief Reflection on the Emergence of the Face<> by Dominic Pettman
Grand Buffett<> by Brad Prager

Additionally, here is the “Food Media” week line-up:

Monday, November 25, 2013 - Sarah O’Brien (University of Toronto) presents: What’s so gross about pink slime?
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - Carlnita P. Greene (Nazareth College of Rochester) presents: Food Porn on Tumblr: A Mediated Cornucopia of Fantasies, Desires, and Excesses
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - Helle von Bargen (University of Copenhagen) presents: The bacon matters: Food in non-food TV
Thursday, November 28, 2013 - Hannah Heller (Author/Independent Scholar) presents: So Beautiful, So Broken: Hunger, Pinterest, and Food Bloggers as Activists
Friday, November 29, 2013 - Eric LeMay (Ohio University) presents: Food Authorities: The Burger Foundation and the Sources of Expertise

Theme week organized by Aaron Sachs<> (St. Mary’s College of California), with IMR Liaison Katharine Zakos (Georgia State University).

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For more information, please contact In Media Res at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or email the Coordinating Editor, Ethan Tussey, at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

The In Media Res Team

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