Rebel Yell: The Politics of Equality and Diversity in Disney’s Star Wars

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Room FG04, Ground Floor

Fusion Building

Fern Barrow

Poole

BH12 5BB

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#TalkBU is a monthly lunchtime seminar on Talbot Campus, open to all students and staff at Bournemouth University and free to attend.



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Since Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm in 2012, the Star Wars saga has become a lightning rod for political debate and discussion. Both The Force Awakens and Rogue One have activated a series of online quarrels hinged on a marked shift in fictional representations of women and ethnic minorities.

In this #TalkBU session, Dr. William Proctor will examine the forces and factors surrounding these quarrels, specifically the way in which mainstream media outlets promote and publicise the ideologies of right wing commentators in the contemporary age of Brexit and Donald Trump.



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Please arrive 10 minutes early to grab a seat and refreshments for a prompt start at 1pm. Feel free to bring your lunch with you.

The talk will finish at around 1.30, with time at the end for a Q&A and any informal discussion.

Please bring your Student/Staff ID with you.



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Room FG04, Ground Floor

Fusion Building

Fern Barrow

Poole

BH12 5BB

United Kingdom

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