In Media Res - Fan Tourism theme week

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March 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Cultural History / Studies

This week's In Media Res theme focus is "fan tourism" (March 13th - 17th).


Here's the lineup:



Monday, March 13 - Kelli Marshall (DePaul University) presents "Road-Tripping to Gene Kelly's House: Fan Tourism on Rodeo Drive." 


Tuesday, March 14 - Alexandra Edwards (University of Georgia) presents "Making Jam in Marjorie's Kitchen."


Wednesday, March 15 - Melissa N Miller (University of California, Santa Barbara) presents "Uncontrollably and Irrevocably in Love with Forks?:  Fan Tourism and Twilight."


Thursday, March 16 - Dr. Richard Roberson, Jr. (College of Coastal Georgia) & Dr. Maura Grady (Ashland University) presents "A Christmas Story House:  A case study of how film tourism benefits neighborhoods and communities." 


Friday, March 17 - Abby Waysdorf (Erasmus University Rotterdam) presents "Fan Tourism:  Cult Gone Mainstream or Mainstream Gone Cult?."


Theme week organized by Tanya Zuk (Georgia State University).


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