Downloading Serial (part 2)

October 24, 2014
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Downloading <i>Serial</i> (part 2)

As we wait to fill the serial gaps between Serial episodes, let's explore the podcast's use of temporality.
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Redefining “Public” Education: Reflections from GeekGirlCon, Seattle, October 11-12

Redefining “Public” Education:  Reflections from GeekGirlCon, Seattle, October 11-12

We have been to three girl-focused cons this summer and fall: LeakyCon, DashCon and GeekGirlCon. These cons are non-profit, largely run by volunteers, and provide alternative geeky spaces to male-dominated...
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Vivisecting The Knick

October 22, 2014
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Vivisecting <em>The Knick</em>

Steven Soderbergh and Cinemax's new series, The Knick, has become a critical darling, called the best in a new era of director-centered television. Kristen Warner, Lisa Coulthard, R. Colin...
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Avatar: The Legend of Korra, Season 4: The rise of Girl Hitler

October 19, 2014
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Avatar: The Legend of Korra, Season 4: The rise of Girl Hitler

How Korra's move to online streaming mirrors the show's progressively conspicuous forays into interpersonal and sociopolitical depth and complexity.
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“Under the Vast Sky”: Cantopop Memories and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement

October 16, 2014
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“Under the Vast Sky”: Cantopop Memories and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement

Against hegemonic memory-draining statist narratives and corporate projects, the Umbrella Movement is about remembering to struggle, and the struggle to remember.
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New York Film Festival 2014, Part Four: The Reel Deal

October 15, 2014
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New York Film Festival 2014, Part Four: The Reel Deal

This series on the NYFF52 concludes with consideration for Foxcatcher, Tales of the Grim Sleeper, and Clouds of Sils Maria.
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No Place Like Home? Women on the “Outside” in Hindi Cinema

October 14, 2014
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No Place Like Home? Women on the “Outside” in Hindi Cinema

Dina Khdair analyzes the conflict between interior and exterior in Highway and Queen.
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Downloading Serial (part 1)

October 13, 2014
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Downloading <i>Serial</i> (part 1)

This new form of serialized nonfictional podcasting is both compelling essential listening, and a challenge to our expectations for journalism.
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Content the King Is Dead! Long Live Content the King!

October 12, 2014
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Content the King Is Dead! Long Live Content the King!

Cynthia Meyers reports on the 2014 Time Warner Thought Leadership Faculty Seminar
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Debating the Return of Twin Peaks

October 11, 2014
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Debating the Return of <i>Twin Peaks</i>

Amanda Ann Klein makes her case for the prosecution as to why Showtime should leave Twin Peaks alone; Dana Och and Jason Mittell argue for the defense by sharing...
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