A Rose is A 장미 is A 장미 꽃: Translating Television Across Streaming Services Amanda Halprin / University of Texas at AustinRead more »
Amanda Halprin examines the different translation and subtitling processes utilized by Netflix, DramaFever, and Viki in bringing global, foreign language digital content to U.S. audiences.
Fire in Her Belly: Female Clowns in Anarchistic and Stand-up Comedy
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Ashlynn d’Harcourt explores gender-based double standards for comedians through an analysis of the media backlash to Kathy Griffin’s participation in a photo shoot with a Trump mask covered in fake blood. Stand-up is conceptualized as a descendant of vaudeville and anarchistic comedy to better understand the comedian’s craft and motivations.
The Personal Is Digital: Exploring Race, Beauty and Hair Online
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Briana Barner explores the controversial digital commercial published by hair care company Shea Moisture, and the immediate backlash it received.
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What does the presence of queer characters accomplish in historical shows? How much historicity do their depictions require? Britta Hanson explores the positive – and frequently negative – implications of modern-framed queer characters placed in the past.