Grease: Gender, Nostalgia and Youth Consumption in the Blockbuster Era
By: Barbara Jane Brickman
Listen to Barbara Jane Brickman discuss her monograph, Grease: Gender, Nostalgia and Youth Consumption in the Blockbuster Era with interviewer Natalie G. Adams. This conversation originally aired as Episode 3, Season 10 of the SHCY Podcast. You can listen to other episodes by visiting the podcast website, or sububscribe wherever you get your podcasts.
Barbara Jane Brickman is an Associate Professor of Media and Gender Studies at the University of Alabama. Natalie G. Adams is Professor of Social and Cultural Studies in Education at the University of Alabama.
About Barbara Jane Brickman
Barbara Jane Brickman is an Associate Professor of Media and Gender Studies at the University of Alabama. Her work has appeared in Camera Obscura, The Journal of Film and Video, Discourse, and the Journal of Popular Music Studies. Since the publication of her first book, New American Teenagers: The Lost Generation of Youth in 1970s Film (2012), she has written a volume on the film Grease for the Cinema and Youth Cultures series (2018) and is currently working on a manuscript on lesbian camp in American popular culture. She is also the founder and director of the Druid City Girls Media Camp in Tuscaloosa, AL.
This post is part of the SHCY Featured Books series, in which SHCY members provide written contributions on various academic topics pertaining to the history of childhood and youth.