The Role of French Radio and Television in High and Low Culture, PAMLA 2010 (Deadline, May 4)

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Dalton Krauss, Scripps College, Claremont California

This special session will examine various types of programs that appear or have appeared on French radio or television in order to analyze their effect on popular culture, as well as the effect that they have had on the transmission of high culture to a popular audience. Topics to be discussed include political analysis and news programs, comedy and satire, culturally oriented talk shows, made-for-tv films, sports, fictional series ("sagas," soap operas, police series), télé-réalité. Submit proposals online by May 4,at This is a correction of an earlier submission that listed May 9 as the deadline for submissions.