FTDM Undergraduates Present at Media Conference

Ten TCU undergraduates who are majoring or minoring in offerings of the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media — Jena Fornof, Will Forsythe, Stephanie Fricker, Ainsley 887090044707_p0_v2_s260x420Hapeman, Catie Kosiba, Jordan Miller, Stephen Patino, Abel Perez-Arita, Sarah Sampson, and Megan Tholen — presented impressive research findings of their own, alongside professors and graduate students from across the United States and abroad, at the Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference, which occurred at TCU on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Their intriguing presentation titles included “Coming of Age in the Deep South of the 1950s: Representing Innocence Lost and Musical Healing in Hounddog,” “Illusion vs. Reality in the Fifties Family: Analyzing Hegemonic Expectations and Forbidden Desires in Far From Heaven,” and “Macho Posturing and Latent Lesbianism: Defying Genre and Gender Expectations in the Atypical Western Johnny Guitar.”