Black Panther

February 27, 2018

Hsu

Joe, Leslie, Gabriel, and Becky Yang Hsu (Georgetown University) discuss the potential impact of Black Panther’s commercial success on studio’s interest in supporting more movies featuring black casts and crews, and the viability of Wakanda-style insular development.

Discussants

Barry Eidin is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at McGill University. He recently published Labor and the Class Idea in the United States and Canada with Cambridge University Press. Twitter: @eidlin

Joseph Nathan Cohen co-hosts The Annex and directs the Sociocast Project. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College. He wrote Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses That Bankrupt the Middle Class (2017, Praeger) and co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity). Twitter: @jncohen

Leslie Hinkson co-hosts The Annex. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. Her recent book is Subprime Health: Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine (2017 University of Minnesota Press).

Gabriel Rossman co-hosts The AnnexHe is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He wrote Climbing the Charts: What Radio Airplay Tells Us about the Diffusion of Innovation (2015, Princeton) Twitter: @GabrielRossman



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