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About Me

Mary M. Dalton is Professor of Communication and Film Studies at Wake Forest University.

Her scholarly publications include articles, book chapters, and the books The Hollywood Curriculum:  Teachers in the Movies, Teacher TV:  Sixty Years of Teachers on Television, and the co-edited volume The Sitcom Reader:  America Viewed and Skewed.

Her documentaries have been screened at various festivals, museums, galleries, libraries, and on public television.  She is currently working on a longitudinal documentary project.

Professor Dalton teaches critical media studies courses and frequently comments on intersectionality and media on her blog Mary Dalton on Media, which is hosted on the WFDD-FM site.

From my blog, On Media…

    by marymdalton on September 24, 2017 at 10:57 pm

    A number of people have asked me what I think of Darren Aronofsky’s latest film. A few of them have asked me what I think it means. For me, Mother! […]

  • 48HFP Greensboro Style
    by marymdalton on July 19, 2017 at 2:54 pm

    You can see the best films of the Greensboro 48 Hour Film Project Friday (July 21, 2017) at 7 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre in Greensboro. Tickets are […]

    by marymdalton on July 1, 2017 at 11:17 pm

    Del Shores released his campy comedy Sordid Lives in 2000 to showcase three generations of a “trashy” Texas family and neighbors gathered to bury […]

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