Honoring Hilmes: Strange Report

May 14, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: <em>Strange Report</em>

Through a case study of the British ITV series "Strange Report" (1969-70), Jonathan Bignell exhibits how Michele Hilmes' example has taught him that when we look closely at the detail of history, there are always more complex and more interesting things to discover.
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Honoring Hilmes: Days Well Spent

May 13, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: Days Well Spent

Michael Curtin contributes the eighth post in our "Honoring Hilmes" series, saluting Michele Hilmes on her sterling leadership and professionalism as well as her pioneering intellectual contributions to the media studies field.
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Honoring Hilmes: The Amplification of Women’s Voices

May 12, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: The Amplification of Women’s Voices

In this seventh post in our "Honoring Hilmes" series, Jennifer Hyland Wang contends that Michele Hilmes' greatest contribution to media history is her feminism, including her focus on the many women who operated in and around broadcasting as well as her mentorship of female graduate students.
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Michele Hilmes and the Historiography of Discursive Analysis (Part 1)

May 11, 2015
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Michele Hilmes and the Historiography of Discursive Analysis (Part 1)

Josh Shepperd provides Part 1 of 2 to his final entry in the "On (the) Wisconsin Discourses" series with an examination of Michele Hilmes' contributions to discursive analysis.
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Honoring Hilmes: Radioed Voices Podcast

May 10, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: <em>Radioed Voices</em> Podcast

Listen to "Radioed Voices," a radio documentary/podcast paying tribute to media studies scholar and cultural historian Michele Hilmes on the occasion of her retirement.
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Honoring Hilmes: Across the Borders

May 8, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: Across the Borders

Continuing our "Honoring Hilmes" series, Jason Jacobs describes his use of Michele Hilmes’ work in his career, demonstrating her unique capacity to work across national borders both in her thinking and interpersonally.
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Monty Python’s Life of Brian, British Local Censorship, and the “Pythonesque”

May 7, 2015
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<i>Monty Python’s Life of Brian</i>, British Local Censorship, and the “Pythonesque”

Kate Egan uses the BBFC archive to consider British local censorship history through a case study of Monty Python’s Life of Brian.
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Honoring Hilmes: Best. Colleague. Ever.

May 6, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: Best. Colleague. Ever.

An ode to collegiality.
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Honoring Hilmes: Curious Mentoring

May 5, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: Curious Mentoring

In the second post in our "Honoring Hilmes" series, Ben Aslinger praises Michele Hilmes for her intellectual curiosity and willingness to mentor a diverse array of students and projects.
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A Voice Made for Radio Studies: Michele Hilmes and the Building of a Discipline

May 4, 2015
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A Voice Made for Radio Studies: Michele Hilmes and the Building of a Discipline

In the first post in our "Honoring Hilmes" series, Bill Kirkpatrick argues that the quality of Michele Hilmes’ scholarship is undisputed, yet the example of her great work alone is not why Radio Studies is now thriving. It is also because Hilmes has done the (arguably much harder) work of field-building.
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