By Daniel Bernardi
Leading students tackle the myriad ways that America’s attitudes approximately race knowledgeable the creation of Hollywood movies from the Twenties throughout the Nineteen Sixties. From the predominantly white celebrity approach to segregated mise-en-scènes, Hollywood motion pictures strengthened institutionalized racism. The individuals to this quantity research how assumptions approximately white superiority and coloured inferiority and the politics of segregation and assimilation affected Hollywood’s classic period.
Contributors: Eric Avila, UCLA; Aaron Baker, Arizona country U; Karla Rae Fuller, Columbia collage; Andrew Gordon, U of Florida; Allison Graham, U of Memphis; Joanne Hershfield, U of North Carolina; Cindy Hing-Yuk Wond, collage of Staten Island, CUNY; Arthur Knight, William and Mary; Sarah Madsen Hardy, Bryn Mawr; Gina Marchetti, U of Maryland; Gary W. McDonogh; Chandra Mukerji, UC, San Diego; Martin F. Norden, U of Massachusetts; Brian O'Neil, U of Southern Mississippi; Roberta E. Pearson, Cardiff U; Marguerite H. Rippy, Marymount U; Nicholas Sammond; Beretta E. Smith-Shomade, U of Arizona; Peter Stanfield, Southampton Institute; Kelly Thomas; Hernan Vera, U of Florida; Karen Wallace, U of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; Thomas E. Wartenberg, Mount Holyoke; Geoffrey M. White, U of Hawai’i; and Jane Yi.
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