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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…

  • PERSEPOLIS
    by marymdalton on March 16, 2017 at 3:31 pm

    If you have never seen Persepolis (2007), you have an especially good reason to catch the Looking @ Art Cinema series Saturday morning […]

  • TABLE 19
    by marymdalton on March 11, 2017 at 2:55 am

    Okay, I know Table 19 is a slight picture. A bunch of “random” people end up together at the worst table for a wedding reception. […]

  • I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO
    by marymdalton on March 11, 2017 at 2:36 am

    Sometimes there are movies that need to be widely seen because they reveal things about our culture that we “know” but don’t […]

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