Mad Men [April 20-25, 2009]
Welcome to a special theme week devoted to Mad Men. Five of our Six curators this week are also contributing essays to the forthcoming anthology, Reading Mad Men, which is part of the “Reading Contemporary Television Series” co-edited by Kim Akass and Janet McCabe and published by I.B. Tauris. The anthology is due to be published in 2010.
This week’s In Media Res line-up:
Monday, April 20, 2009 – Gary Edgerton (Old Dominion University) presents: “Falling Man and Mad Men (1:54)”
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 – Janet McCabe and Kim Akass(Manchester Metropolitan University) presents: “Why Women Don’t Get Ahead In Advertising”
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 – Jeremy Butler (University of Alabama) presents: “The Oppressive Rectangularity of the Fluorescent Light”
Thursday, April 23, 2009 – Allison Perlman (Rutgers University) presents: “G.I. Dick: Don Draper as Korean War Veteran”
Friday, April 24, 2009 – David Lavery (Middle Tennessee State University) presents: “‘Mad Men’ and/as Teleparody”