In Media Res - Fan Tourism theme week

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Type: 
Event
Date: 
March 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Location: 
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:  http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/

 

 

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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You can also follow us on Twitter at @MC_IMR.

 

For more information, please contact In Media Res at inmediares@gsu.edu or email the Coordinating Editor, Ethan Tussey, at etussey@gsu.edu.

 

Best,

The In Media Res Team

 


 

Contact Info: 

Geoffrey D. Henry - Associate Editor of Public Relations for In Media Res

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