American Realism in a Time of Terror and Crisis: New Essays on The Wire (Book Project)

David Simon’s police procedural, The Wire, has generated an abundance of critical acclaim as well as a significant body of scholarly attention. There are some outstanding critical explorations of the programme’s serial format and aesthetic qualities, and dissections of the way the programme both responds to urban racial politics and critiques American institutions and power structures. However, there has not been a concentrated study of the way it broadly represents the era of ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
independent
Event type: 
Publication
Event date: 
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Abstract due date: 
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Categories: 
American
20th & 21st Century
African-American
Comparative
Gender & Sexuality
Interdisciplinary
Anthropology/Sociology
Cultural Studies
Film
TV
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