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This week, In Media Res<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/> teams up with Cinema Journal to present InFocus: African American Media (August 25 - August 29, 2014).

Here's the line-up:

Monday, August 25, 2014 - Miriam J. Petty (Northwestern University) presents: Names and Claims: "Shabooya, Roll Call!"
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - Mark D. Cunningham (Austin Community College) presents: No Apologies Necessary: Determining What Is "Good" in Black Popular Culture
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Allyson Nadia Field (UCLA) presents: Dad’s Hollywood Secret
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Nina Cartier (Northwestern University) presents: Swinging the Pendulum of Black Pop Culture Feminism
Friday, August 29, 2014 - Terri Francis (Indiana University) presents: Josephine Baker’s French African American Films

Theme week organized by Racquel Gates<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/users/racquel-gates> (College of Staten Island, CUNY), with Cinema Journal Online Associate Editor Christine Becker<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/users/christine-becker> (University of Notre Dame), and IMR liaison Lauren Cramer.

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Best,
The In Media Res Team

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