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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Visual Cultures Workshop: Designing the Junior Miss: Some Short Stories about the Origins of Teen-Girl Entertainment


Location: Zoom

Image - Mary Kearney Visual Cultures Workshop, Designing the Junior Miss

The teenage girl has been a feature of U.S. entertainment for almost 100 years. Yet little is known about the origins of such media. This presentation by Mary Celeste Kearney offers an overview of a forthcoming book about the first wave of U.S. teen-girl entertainment, with a special focus on seven short story composites that collectively launched a transindustrial girl-centered production trend that lasted over thirty years and continues to influence the representation of teenage girls globally.…

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Radio Play: It Can't Happen Here


Location: YouTube

FTT is pleased to join Berkeley Rep and theatres across the nation to help spread the word about a free nationwide radio play adaptation of Sinclair Lewis’ novel It Can’t Happen Here, which will broadcast on Tuesday, October 13 at 8 pm EDT on YouTube. Written in 1935 during the rise of fascism in Europe, Lewis’ darkly satirical It Can’t Happen Here

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