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291. Torture and Popular Culture

Friday, 10 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Indiana-Iowa, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Popular Culture

Presiding: Hillary L. Chute, Univ. of Chicago

1. "Shocking Media: The Abu Ghraib Photographs and Zero Dark Thirty," Liz Maynes-Aminzade, Harvard Univ.

2. "Animal Cruelty: The Cinema of Kathryn Bigelow," Christopher Pizzino, Univ. of Georgia

3. "Torture, Rebirth, and Revelation in V for Vendetta and Save the Green Planet," Peter Yoonsuk Paik, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

4. "Sites of Pain: The Expressive Work of Spaces of Torture in Video Games," Mark Sample, George Mason Univ.


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

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