Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Online project about Disability in the Media in Australia

The papers available at In Media Res:

Monday November 29, 2010 – Katie Ellis (Murdoch University) presents: A Disabling Environment

Tuesday November 30, 2010 – Bill Kirkpatrick (Denison University) presents: Diane Rehm and the Sound of Disability

Wednesday December 1, 2010 – Youngchi Chang (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor) presents: Why did Britney Spears (pictured) need to go to a mental hospital again?: Disabling Female Emotionality and Mentality in Popular Media

Thursday December 2, 2010 – Rachel Thibault (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) presents: Performance and Play: Mental Disability and the Class Character of Tarnation

Friday December 3, 2010 – Liz Ellcessor (University of Wisconsin, Madison) presents: Playing Through Representation: Disability, Fable 3, and Consequences