Oprah theme week on In Media Res

Check out the Media Commons Project’s In Media Res, a multimodal, online scholarship website. Featured this week are new takes on the Oprah Culture Industries. Both adored and reviled, Oprah’s cultural reach and impact infuse our daily lives. The week’s lineup:

Monday, February 8, 2010 – Kimberley Springer (Williams College) presents: “Stories of O: Oprah’s Culture Industries”

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 – Janice Peck (University of Colorado at Boulder) presents: “Too Big to Fail?”

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 – John Howard (King’s College London) presents: “For the Sake of the Children”

Thursday, February 11, 2010 – Vanessa Jackson (Independent Scholar) presents: “I’ve been Rich and I’ve Been Poor: The Economics of Oprah”

Friday, February 12, 2010 – Kimberley Springer (Williams College) presents: “Oprah’s Got Beef?: Alleged Matriarchies & Masculinist Rhymes”

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