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  • The Lens, Ep. 8: Race, Golf, and Bagger Vance

    In this episode, Emma and Garrett talk to Craig Gill about the depiction of African American golf caddies in the 2000 film The Legend of Bagger Vance and the history of golf in the United States. Additional readings: Pinehurst Sportscope Short Documentary … Continued

  • The Lens, Ep. 7: “Backwards Colombia”: Violence and Representation in Narcos

    In this episode, Gabe and Garrett talk to Marlon Londoño about the Netflix series Narcos (2015-16) and Caracol Television’s Escobar: El Patrón del Mal (2012).   Additional Readings: Pablo Medina, Uribe, “Netflix’s Narcos Cheapens Colombia and Its History” Bernardo Aparicio García, “I grew up in … Continued

  • The Lens, Ep. 6: 1917 and ‘Realistic’ War Movies

    In this episode, Gabe and Emma chat with Dr. Wayne Lee (Professor of History and Adjunct Professor for the Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense) about the film 1917, which was nominated for 11 Oscars and won awards for Cinematography, … Continued

  • The Lens, Ep. 5: Gender and Little Women

    In the first episode of 2020, Gabe and Garrett welcome their new colleague Emma Rothberg, who is a PhD Candidate in history at UNC-Chapel Hill as well as a co-director of the Digital History Lab. Emma discusses representations of gender … Continued