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Circulating American Magazines  Digital Project Launch

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM


Visualizing over 50 years of magazine circulation in the United States

Monday, March 23, 2020 @ 2:30 PM
Carrier Library 301, James Madison University


Brooks E. Hefner, Associate Professor of English at James Madison University, is the author of The Word on the Streets: The American Language of Vernacular Modernism as well as a number of articles and book chapters on genre, race, and popular media. He also serves as co-director of Circulating American Magazines and is currently working on a book on genre fiction in twentieth-century African American newspapers. 

Edward Timke is an instructor of advertising and media courses in the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University. He is also Associate Editor of Advertising & Society Quarterly and a contributor to the online advertising textbook ADText. He also serves as co-director of Circulating American Magazines.

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