Vol 9, Is 1

Popular Culture Studies Journal

Volume 9 Issue 1

Special Issue Editor: Liz W. Faber

Editor: CarrieLynn D. Reinhard

 

 

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Editorial Introduction: The Coming Robotics Era
CarrieLynn D. Reinhard

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SPECIAL ISSUE: ROBOTS AND LABOR

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Introduction to the Special Issue
Liz W. Faber

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Human Labor in Popular Science Fiction about Robots: Reflection, Critique, and Collaboration
Christopher Lee Adamczyk

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Race, Class, and Rosey the Robot: Critical Study of The Jetsons
Erin Burrell

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Augmenting Human Pedagogy: A Cultural History of Automation in Teaching
Liz W. Faber

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“I Think I Am Programmed to Be Your Enemy”: Technological Anxieties and the Workplace on TV
Zak Roman

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The Droids You’re Looking For: On Servitude and Sentience in Star Wars
Colleen Etman

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From Fake Cop to Real Blade Runner: A Tripartite Comparison of the Role of Androids and Replicants as Laboring Beings
Rebecca Gibson

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Equipment as Living: Robotic Rhetorical Homology in Humans
Kate Rich

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Not Just in Factories: Robots in the Bedroom
Jennifer Kelso Farrell

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From Cybermen to the TARDIS: How the Robots of Doctor Who Portray a Nuanced View of Humans and Technology
Gwendelyn S. Nisbet and Newly Paul

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Uncanny Faces: From Labor Substitution to Human Race Replacement in Autómata
Debóra Madrid

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The Missing Piece of Labor in a Posthuman World: The Case of “Zima Blue” (Love, Death + Robots, 2019)
Sergio J. Aguilar Alcalá

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Robots, Androids, and Deities: Simulating Artificial Intelligence in Digital Games
Nicolle Lamerichs

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Robots, AI, Automation, and Those Who Define Them
Matthew J. A. Craig

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It’s Alive!: Reanimating the Author in the Age of Artificially Intelligent Advertising
Brian J. Snee and Stacy M. Smulowitz

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“She’s Like the World’s Barbie Doll”: How Semiotic Labor Reifies the Gendered Labor Assumptions of Hatsune Miku
CarrieLynn D. Reinhard and Christopher J. Olson

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REGULAR SUBMISSIONS

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A Woman with Influence: Henrietta Porter in the Television Series Trackdown
William Hampes

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Decentering Whiteness in Black Panther
Rif’ah Inayati

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What Do Television, Rhetorical Analysis, and Black Men Living on the Down Love All Have in Common? The Oprah Winfrey Show
Krysten Stein

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STUDENT SHOWCASE

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“Think About the Children”: Agency and the Politics of Childhood Innocence in Queerbaiting
Michael McDermott

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REVIEWS

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The Popular Culture Studies Journal Reviews: Introduction
Christopher J. Olson

Reviews

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