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Disability in Game of Thrones (a lecture excerpt from The University of Sydney) Trope Watchers – Scholarly Pop Culture Criticism

This video is an excerpt from a lecture in Introduction to Gender Studies delivered by Mia Harrison at the University of Sydney on May 16, 2019. The topic for this week was "Bodily Norms" and covered a broader discussion of disability and fat politics and scholarship. This excerpt only covers the portion of the lecture addressing disability in Game of Thrones, so there are some moments referring back to ideas addressed earlier in the lecture. All student contributions have also been cut out.To view a video version of the lecture with slides, you can watch the video on Youtube.
  1. Disability in Game of Thrones (a lecture excerpt from The University of Sydney)
  2. Sydney’s Drag King Scene and Chemsex Between Men (with Dr Kerryn Drysdale)
  3. Interventionism and Burnham's Three Mummies in Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 (with Dr Tim Steains)
  4. Zombies, Pop Culture, and Pedagogy (with Dr Arnold T Blumberg)
  5. Teen Sexuality and Fan Attachments Towards Twilight and Harry Styles (with Dr Grace Sharkey)
  6. Looking for Femmes in The L Word, How to Get Away with Murder, and Carol (with Katherine Giunta)
  7. Attachments in Sporting Communities (with Nick Fogarty)
  8. Indie Music Scenes in Sydney and Bangladesh (with Shams Bin Quader)
  9. Star Trek: Discovery (with Dr Tim Steains)
  10. Military Leadership Tropes in Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Battlestar Galactica (with Sertan Saral)

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