This week, In Media Res teams up with Cinema Journal to present InFocus: African American Media (August 25 – August 29, 2014).

Here’s the line-up:

Monday, August 25, 2014 – Miriam J. Petty (Northwestern University) presents: Names and Claims: “Shabooya, Roll Call!”
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 – Mark D. Cunningham (Austin Community College) presents: No Apologies Necessary: Determining What Is “Good” in Black Popular Culture
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 – Allyson Nadia Field (UCLA) presents: Dad’s Hollywood Secret
Thursday, August 28, 2014 – Nina Cartier (Northwestern University) presents: Swinging the Pendulum of Black Pop Culture Feminism
Friday, August 29, 2014 – Terri Francis (Indiana University) presents: Josephine Baker’s French African American Films

Theme week organized by Racquel Gates (College of Staten Island, CUNY), with Cinema Journal Online Associate Editor Christine Becker (University of Notre Dame), and IMR liaison Lauren Cramer.

Visit In Media Res on the web.