Post Tagged with: "Popular culture and IR"

Why IR Scholars Should Try to Write Fiction

Why IR Scholars Should Try to Write Fiction

We should be aware of the ways in which real life can start to mirror genres or even the way politicians will shape politics to meet the rules of certain popular genres.

Pop-culture & Trump, Part I: Five Sci-Fi Films to Watch during the Trumpocalypse

Pop-culture & Trump, Part I: Five Sci-Fi Films to Watch during the Trumpocalypse

Five speculative/science fiction movies can help us reflect on Donald Trump, his times, and his presidency.

The Audience in Popular Culture and World Politics

The Audience in Popular Culture and World Politics

Paying attention to the way that meaning is negotiated can contribute to our understanding of the relationship between popular culture and world politics.

Review – This War of Mine

Review – This War of Mine

By putting the civilians’ experience at the forefront, TWoM addresses the side of war that is often overlooked in many forms of popular culture as well as IR discourse.

The UN through the Pop-Culture Looking Glass

The UN through the Pop-Culture Looking Glass

At 70 years of age the United Nations barely registers in the history of either the big or the small screen, and when it does the results are markedly unflattering.

Review – Sexing War/Policing Gender

Review – Sexing War/Policing Gender

Åhäll’s volume explores cultural representations of female political agency and female political violence through the metanarrative of motherhood.

Making Feminist Sense of ‘The Americans’

Making Feminist Sense of ‘The Americans’

Reading ‘The Americans’ through an Enloe inspired lens offers an example of the potential to explore the feminist critique of the public/private divide.

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