Elana Levine is a Professor of Media, Cinema, and Digital Studies in the Department of English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Media studies scholar Elana Levine on gender and politics through mass media, and her book "Her Stories: Daytime Soap Opera and US Television History" from Duke University Press. https://www.dukeupress.edu/her-stories
Melody sits down with Dr. Elana Levine, a professor in the Dept of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Melody and Elana discuss the feminist history of soap operas, abortion legislation, contemporary feminist media culture, and the challenges (and rewards) of being an academic. Dr. Levine is the author of Wallowing in Sex: The New Sexual Culture of 1970s American Television, co-author of Legitimating Television: Media Convergence and Cultural Status, and editor of Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early 21st Century. *** INTRO: "Top Floor" GRRRL PRTY OUTRO: "Creep" TLC *** Subscribe on iTunes & leave a review! Follow us on Instagram! And Facebook! And Twitter! Check out our Feminist Killjoys, PhD Mixtape on Spotify! Have some extra dollars and want to support feminist media-makers? Consider donating to our Patreon or as a one-time thing at our website. And of course, feel free to email Melody back in 2004 at fkj.phd@gmail.com *** WTF POWER!
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jun 15th, 1970
Location
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
Episode Count
2
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
2 hours, 12 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 627165