Cinema Studies Colloquium: Dana Polan

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - 12:00pm

Television that Tastes Good:

Julia Child and the History of Early Food TV

With the debut of THE FRENCH CHEF television show in 1963, Julia Child became one of the key cultural icons of the American sixties. By examining the pre-history of the cooking show before THE FRENCH CHEF, this paper attempts to account for the difference that Child brought to the genre -- and to television pedagogy more generally.

 

Cinema Studies Colloquium

Dana Polan

Television that Tastes Good:

Julia Child and the History of Early Food TV

With the debut of THE FRENCH CHEF television show in 1963, Julia Child became one of the key cultural icons of the American sixties. By examining the pre-history of the cooking show before THE FRENCH CHEF, this paper attempts to account for the difference that Child brought to the genre -- and to television pedagogy more generally.

 

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