Representation in Popular Media — The Simpsons Did It...

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 11 a.m. to noon

Welcome to Springfield, U.S.A., home of America’s longest-running sitcom family: The Simpsons. After more than 3o years, we continue to welcome Bart, Lisa, Maggie, Homer and Marge into our living rooms each week, but has The Simpsons’ humor aged as well as its illustrated actors? Popular culture plays a significant role in shaping how we view the world around us. For some, portrayal in popular media is not only a reflection of how they view
others, but a reflection of how they see themselves. 

Join us virtually, Wednesday, October 20t at 11 a.m., as we examine The Simpsons’ role in
perpetuating cultural stereotypes; from Apu Nahasapeemapetilon to Moe Szyslak.

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