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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 …