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CANCELED: “I want to have some fun too!”: Gender, Genre, and Marriage in the Postwar Crime Sitcom

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 6:00pm

Due to the COVID-19 situation, this event is canceled. For more details, please visit go.tufts.edu/coronavirus

Mar 26, 2020, 6 – 8pm EDT

In her talk, “I want to have some fun too!”: Gender, Genre, and Marriage in the Postwar Crime Sitcom, Professor Catherine Martin discusses the radio crime sitcom—a generic hybrid of family comedy and crime drama—and how it became a valuable forum through which producers and audiences explored changing ideas about marriage and gender in the decade after WWII. Sponsored by FMS and the Boston Film/Media Seminar.

Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
City: Medford, MA 02155
BuildingOlin Center
Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
Location Details: Olin 11, 180 Packard Ave
Event Type: Lectures & Seminars, Special Events
Event sponsor (school, institute, center, etc.): School of Arts and Sciences
Event Contactgina.o_connor@tufts.edu
Event Sponsor: Film and Media Studies
Admission: Free and open to the community
Open to Public: Yes
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