Sunday, May 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hosted by Lee '73 and Ellen Brooks, P'13, at their home in Voorhees, New Jersey
"Mad Men," "Breaking Bad," "Downton Abbey." The long-running, quality television series seems to be supplanting both the novel and Hollywood cinema as the most rewarding popular art in American culture. By all accounts, we are in the midst of a glimmering Golden Age of American Television. Professor Doherty will examine the new genre of "arc TV" – series that follow long, complex arcs of development and that are, at their best, as exquisitely calibrated as the social matrix of a Henry James novel.
is a professor of American studies at Brandeis.
Hosted by Lee '73
and Ellen Brooks, P'13
, at their home in Voorhees, New Jersey.
Address will be provided in the confirmation e-mail.
Admission is complimentary. Light brunch will be served.
Spouses, significant others and friends are welcome!
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