by: Ilana Gershon / Indiana University
The writers of Bro’town insist on a distinction between stereotypes used to reinforce historically and economically grounded inequalities and stereotypes used to indicate differences without consequences.
by: John Corner / University of Liverpool
What does the Royal Navy’s recent hostage crisis in Iran say about television’s involvement in the conduct of war and conflict?
by: Mary Beltrán / University of Wisconsin-Madison
These days it’s a boon to star hopefuls not only to have an ethnically ambiguous look but to be open about their mixed heritage in their publicity.
by: Shanti Kumar / University of Texas-Austin
The Indian majority’s non-response to the Gere-Shetty kiss indicates reinforces the notion that diverse cultures in India have known how to live with each other for centuries
by: Michele Byers / Saint Mary’s University
Facebook anyone? Looking to the online community, Facebook, the author considers how nostalgia and irony simultaneously figure into this current trend.
by: Judith Halberstam / University of Southern California
Let’s see how Little Children manages to sneak normativity into the plot as resolution for the problem of the community enforcement of …normativity!