Episode 150: On Recognition, Representation, and Revolution: A Conversation with TreaAndrea Russworm
Episode 150: On Recognition, Representation, and Revolution: A Conversation with TreaAndrea Russworm (Right click and save as to download, or find us on iTunes, BlogTalk Radio, Stitcher, Google Play, or TuneIn).
This week in the podcast we had an amazing conversation with TreaAndrea Russworm (@ProfessorTMR) is an associate professor at UMass Amhearst, author of Blackness is Burning: Civil Rights, Popular Culture, and the Problem of Recognition and co-editor of From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry and the forthcoming Gaming Representation: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Video Games. Check out our conversations that span everything from film to fiction to comics to video games.
What We’re Playing:
- NBA 2K17
- The Sims 3 (link to TreaAndrea’s Sim’s Let’s Plays)
- Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Ep. 1
What We’re Reading
- Black (comic) by Kwanza Osajyefo
- The Heatstroke Line by Edward L. Rubin
- Uberfication of the University by Gary Hall
- Blackness is Burning by TreaAndrea Russworm
What We’re Drinking
- 3 Floyds Space Station Middle Finger & Deep Eddy’s Grapefruit vodka and tonic
- Some abomination of Angry Orchard cider, bourbon, honey, and cinnamon