Television Area (MAPACA 2012)

The MAPACA television area seeks to investigate the relationship between television and our lives. How do we define our culture, relationships, and our self-knowledge according to the images and structure provided by the medium of television? Are we being provided rigorous information to help the individual be a productive citizen in a society? Have we been socialized, at least in part by television, to be merely consumers? Is television's role to challenge or pacify? What is reality and ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, November 1, 2012 to Saturday, November 3, 2012
Event Location: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Abstract due date: 
Friday, June 15, 2012
Categories: 
American
Interdisciplinary
Popular Culture
20th & 21st Century
Aesthetics
Anthropology/Sociology
Cultural Studies
Film
TV
& Media
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