A new documentary glosses over some awkward questions about the origins of America’s most celebrated children’s television show.
Category Archives: race
Disinfecting Disney? Tackling the history of representation
The Disney Corporation is putting advisory messages about racial stereotyping on some of its historical films and TV shows. How should we deal with problematic representations from the past?
Decolonising the curriculum… again?
The call to ‘decolonise the curriculum’ isn’t new. But why does it seem that so little progress been made?
Revisiting youth subcultures
Looking back at Dick Hebdige’s classic book Subculture: The Meaning of Style, on the anniversary of its first publication forty years ago.