This week’s In Media Res<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/> theme focus is Summer Entertainment: Theme Parks, Rides and Fairs (June 8 - June 12, 2015).
Monday, June 8, 2015 - Charlotte Howell (University of Texas—Austin) presents: Class Struggle at the Wonder Wharf: Bob’s Burgers’ Working Class World
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - Melanie Wolske (California State University—Long Beach) presents: The Natives Are Restless in Disney’s Jungle Cruise
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - Beatriz Bartolomé Herrera (Concordia University) presents: Living in Smurfville: Theming as a Lifestyle
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - Dawn Fratini (Chapman University) presents: Robbins Barstow’s “Disneyland Dream” (1956), a time capsule of theme park visitor “play”
Friday, June 12, 2015 - Elizabeth Blakey (California State University—Northridge) presents: Postmodern Mediated Theme Parties
Theme week organized by Laurel Ahnert<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/users/lahnert> (Georgia State University).
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