Tag: Cultural Studies

Genocide denial by default

—Nicole Rafter The great centennial commemoration of the Armenian genocide is almost over. With parades in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City, massive rallies in Argentina, prayer services… READ MORE

How email ruined my life

—Catherine Zimmer I got my first email account the fall I started graduate school, in 1995. Even then I had an inkling of the pressures that would come to be… READ MORE

‘Fun Home’ and Pride

—Amber Jamilla Musser On June 7th, 2015, the musical Fun Home emerged triumphant. It won 5 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Book of a Musical, Best Lead… READ MORE

Mad Men, Esalen, and spiritual privilege

—Marion Goldman The online community is still pulsing with speculation about the final close up of Don Draper meditating on the edge of the Pacific at Esalen Institute—where he found… READ MORE

Why has TV storytelling become so complex?

—Jason Mittell [This post originally appeared at The Conversation.] If you watch the season finale of The Walking Dead this Sunday, the story will likely evoke events from previous episodes, while making… READ MORE