No class! Meet on your own to prepare commercial presentations!
READ: Images- Producing Culture for the Market from Latinos, Inc.
RJ: Answer ONE of the following questions-
How does Davila’s methodology (what she did) affect her findings? How would you summarize what she learned about the social construction of Latino identity?
Today for class: Be ready to discuss these examples and to analyze commercials in class in small groups (in class writing to be turned in). Davila’s chapters are still relevant to this discussion, so please bring it again.
Before 2/21 see Julia online
This is part 1, you will find parts 2 and 3 on the right hand side of the youtube page. Enjoy!
Historical Scholarship and the traces of Blackface
Screening: Part of Color Adjustment (Marlon Riggs, 1992)
Discussion on historiography and lecture on Blackface
READ: Is This What You Mean By Color TVby Bodroghkozy
RJ: Please write a 4-5 sentence response to the article comparing black, white and anonymous responses to Julia. Then include a sentence or two of your own response to conclude.
Check out the following clips:
READ: The FOX Network and the Revolution in Black Television by Zook
Lecture: History of African American representations in radio and television
Midterm paper assigned
Screenings on Say Brother, Black Journal, etc
Lecture on Black Power television