This week’s In Media Res theme focus is Taste and Awards Culture (February 25 - March 1, 2013).

Here's the line-up:

Monday, February 25, 2013 - Sarah Martindale (Horizon Digital Economy Research, University of Nottingham) presents: "Art and Life combining is called Magic": Mythologizing the Film Industry In and Through Shakespeare in Love
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - Sam Ward (University of Nottingham) presents: ‘Amongst Friends Here Tonight’: National Awards for International Television
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - Ryan Castillo (Clemson University) presents: Authenticity, The Academy, and the Commodification of Activism: How Oscar Acceptance Becomes Political Platform
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - Eva Hageman (New York University) presents: A Taste for Reality
Friday, March 1, 2013 - Lauren Cramer (Georgia State University) presents: In Good Taste? The BET Awards and the Burden of Representation

Theme week organized by Lauren Cramer (Georgia State University).

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