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This week’s In Media Res<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/> theme focus is Sidekicks (December 15 - December 19, 2014).

Here's the line-up:

Monday, December 15, 2014 - Eleanor Huntington (University of Southern California) presents: High School for Superheroes and Sidekicks
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - Jeff Casey (University of Wisconsin—Madison) presents: Can the Sidekick Protest? The Dissonant Sidekick and the Limits of Representing Difference in Contemporary Media
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - Lisa Glebatis Perks (Nazareth College) presents: Heroes, Sidekicks, and Powerful Love
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - Natasha Patterson (Simon Fraser University) presents: Joan Watson Deserves Better: Audience Reception and the Gender Politics of TV Sidekickdom
Friday, December 19, 2014 - Sammi Dittloff (University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee) presents: A Certain Bromance

Theme week organized by Liza-Anne Cabral<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/users/lacabral> (Georgia State University).

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Best,
The In Media Res Team

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