제목 "Gonna Fly Now: _Rocky_ and the Return of the Traditional American Hero"
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Bryant Simon is professor of history and director of the American Studies program at Temple University in Philadelphia. He is the author of A Fabric of Defeat: The Politics of South Carolina Textile Workers, 1910-1948 (1998), Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America (2004), and Everything But the Coffee: Learning about America From Starbucks (2009). He is also a co-editor along with Glenda Gilmore and Jane Dailey of Jumpin' Jim Crow': Southern Politics from Civil War to Civil Rights (2000). His research on Atlantic City has earned awards from the Organization of American Historians, Urban History Association, and the New Jersey Historical Commission. In addition, Simon was in 2007 a senior Fulbright scholar at the National University of Singapore. He currently serves as an Organization of American Historians' Distinguished Lecturer.
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Temple University is located in Philadelphia, the setting of the film, _Rocky_, so Prof. Bryant Simon will explore issues of place as well as of race, class, gender, and the end of the American century as he guides students in their analysis and discussion of the first _Rocky_ film (1976).
2013-05-08 오전 10:53:04
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