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. Natalie is Professor of Social and Cultural Studies in Education at the University of Alabama. She is cross-appointed faculty in New College and the College of Education. You can listen to other episodes of the SHCY podcast by visiting the podcast website, or you can subscribe on Google Play and iTunes.
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 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.