In Media Res: Popular Music

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I like the on-the-fly nature of this particular scholarly outlet. Recently they did a week on Pop music. The themes were:

Monday February 7, 2011 – Ted Friedman (Georgia State University) presents: Tickling the Ivory Towers

Tuesday February 8, 2011 – Gavin Edwards (Rolling Stone) presents: Words, Words, Words

Wednesday February 9, 2011 – James Hannaham (Pratt Institute) presents: Hide Your Kids! Hide Your Wife! Hide Your Husband!

Thursday February 10, 2011 – Marc Weidenbaum (Disquiet.com) presents: “…Or Other Visual Media”

Friday February 11, 2011 – Ivan Kreilkamp (Indiana University) presents: Free and Freer: Wikileaks and ViCKi LEEKX