There are certain films and shows that resonate with audiences everywhere-they generate discussion and debate about everything from gender, class, citizenship and race, to consumerism and social identity.
Derek Kompare is an Associate Professor in the Division of Cinema-Television in the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University, where he teaches courses on media and culture. He has published articles on television history and form in several anthologies and journals, and his first book, Rerun Nation: How Repeats Invented American Television (2005), was runner-up for the 2006 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Katherine Singer Kovacs Book Award.
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Film, TV & Radio
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