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Sarah Banet-Weiser: Branding Consumer Citizens: Gender and the Emergence of Brand Culture

Friday September 28

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Series

CSUS and F. Ross Johnson Distinguished Speaker Series

Room Information

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Fri Sep 28 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM 108N, North House

Speakers

Sarah Banet-Weiser
Speaker
Professor, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, and the Department of American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California

Contact Info

Stella Kyriakakis

Description

Sarah Banet-Weiser is Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, and the Department of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. She is the author of "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World: Beauty Pageants and National Identity," "Kids Rule! Nickelodeon and Consumer Citizenship," and most recently, "Authenticâ„¢: The Politics of Ambivalence in a Brand Culture." She is the co-editor of "Cable Visions: Television Beyond Broadcasting," and "Commodity Activism: Cultural Resistance in Neoliberal Times." Banet-Weiser is the editor of "American Quarterly," and co-edits a book series at NYU Press, "Critical Cultural Communication Studies."

Co-sponsored by

Cinema Studies Institute, Innis College, University of Toronto