A Rose is A 장미 is A 장미 꽃: Translating Television Across Streaming Services Amanda Halprin / University of Texas at Austin
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
Ashlynn d’Harcourt / The University of Texas at Austin
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
Briana Barner/ University of Texas at Austin
Briana Barner explores the controversial digital commercial published by hair care company Shea Moisture, and the immediate backlash it received.
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.