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Ethnomediology

Ethnic Tropes in Media (A Series I’m working on)

In my current research I am exploring colonial ethnic tropes in current media, particularly expanding on narrative tropes into the realm of diegetic and especially non-diegetic music in audiovisual media. This is inspiring me to do a serial-style explanation/breakdown of these tropes. There are so many examples of essentialized culture tropes in scores and screen […]

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Ethnomediology

Further Thoughts and Reflections About Media Narratives

I just have a few other things to comment on concerning the recent forum, “Exploring Othering and Disillusion in Media Narratives,” by way of analyzing another campus media outlet that missed the mark in its essential representation of the event. There’s quite a tangled web of intersections in this exploration, so if you’re interested in reading […]

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Ethnomediology

Reflecting on the Recent Panel: “Exploring Othering and Disillusion in Media Narratives”

On Wednesday last week (February 15th) I had the opportunity to present some of my work in the 44th English Forum at the literature department here at Troy, a panel that we titled “Exploring Othering and Disillusion in Media Narratives.” The panel consisted of myself and three other presenting professors, two of whom were from the literature department […]