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November 6, 2013 – 10:05 am |

Congratulations to special issue editor Alexis Lothian on the launch of Ada, Issue 3: Feminist Science Fiction. The issue features an incredible collection of articles and interviews on feminist science fiction. Tweet it, Facebook it… but, most importantly, read it.
We are also pleased to announce that our next issue will be a …

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Dissertation Prospectus: Chelsea Bullock (University of Oregon, 2012)

April 11, 2012 – 5:21 pm | One Comment
Dissertation Prospectus: Chelsea Bullock (University of Oregon, 2012)

“From Big Shrimpin’ to Big Rich Texas: Laboring Gender in Workplace and Intimate Reality Programming”
7 March 2012
Mapping the Field of Reality Television
Many critics trace reality television’s beginnings to the television documentary “An American Family,” which premiered on PBS in 1973[1]. Like other genres of media, the shape and definitions of …

Dissertation Prospectus: Phoebe Bronstein (University of Oregon, 2011)

April 11, 2012 – 5:19 pm |
Dissertation Prospectus: Phoebe Bronstein (University of Oregon, 2011)

Televising the South: Race, Gender, and Place in TV Dramas
 
Starting with Miami Vice in 1984, this dissertation focuses on the emergence of the urban South in primetime dramas. While Miami Vice (1984-1990) ushered in the end of a moratorium on televisual representations of the South in primetime dramas, it is …