This week’s In Media Res theme is Queer Americana (August 8-12).

Here's the line-up:

Monday August 8, 2011 – Jessica Moore (North Carolina State University) presents: Intimate Relationships: Exploring the Real and Reel Dynamics of Americana

Tuesday August 9, 2011 –  Virginia Bonner (Clayton State University) presents: Steers and Queers: The Southern Gothic in Jonathan Caouette’s Tarnation (2003)

Wednesday August 10, 2011 – Christina B. Hanhardt (University of Maryland) presents: Gay Main Street

Thursday August 11, 2011 – Elizabeth Gould (University of Toronto) presents: The Music Man Doesn’t Get the Girl

Friday August 12, 2011 –  Melanie Janus (Independent Scholar) presents: TBA

Theme week organized by Rebecca Jackson (Georgia State University).

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