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🚨New Series: I'm Dreaming of a NOT White Christmas
Introducing a new podcast mini-series about the racial and cultural messages communicated in our favorite Christmas movies.
I’m grateful to partner with scholars such as Nancy Wang Yuen to address issues that affect us all. If you’d like to see me collaborate with more brilliant folks, you can help by becoming a paid subscriber today!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas music, lights and decorations, shopping, and of course…Christmas movies!
Except as we look at the culture surrounding Christmas it is quite…white.
So let’s talk about it.
In this 4-part series in partnership with the Disrupters podcast by InterVarsity Press, I join Dr. Nancy Wang Yuen, a sociologist of race and pop culture, to delve into the cultural representations of Christmas in media.
We talk about some of your faves such as “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “A Christmas Story.” We also preview new films this year such as “Christmas With You” and “A Big Fat Family Christmas.”
We’re talking about the “Christmas Industrial Complex,” how whitewashed it has been, and efforts to envision Christmas in color.
The first episode is out today (11/28). Look for a new episode each Monday in December until Christmas. It’s like a weekly gift!
The “I’m Dreaming of a NOT White Christmas” podcast series starts now!
Be sure to grab Dr. Nancy Wang Yuen’s revealing book, Reel Inequality.