This week’s In Media Res theme focus is The Hunger Games (March 26-30).

Here's the line-up:

Monday, March 26, 2012 - Virginia Kuhn (University of Southern California) presents: Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon: The Gender Politics of the Mother Daughter Bond

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - Anna Froula (East Carolina University) presents: Adapting Trauma from Novel to Screen

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - Benjamin Thevenin (University of Colorado - Boulder) presents: Bread and Circuses:  Panem as Dystopian Future or Present?

Thursday, March 29, 2012 - Al Harahap (University of Arizona) presents: The Hunger Games, Battle Royale and Transmedia Fan Regulation

Friday, March 30, 2012 - Melody Hoffman (University of Minnesota) presents: The Hunger Games and the Disruption of Reality TV

Theme week organized by Karen Petruska (Georgia State University).

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