The panel on the Prison TV genre that I have organized with Alan Pike (Emory) has been accepted for the SCMS 2016 conference. I’m excited to be working with so many great people!
Panel Title: Prison is the New Guilty Pleasure: “Orange is the New Black,” the Prison TV Genre, and the Prison-Industrial Complex
Chair: Hannah Mueller, Alan Pike
“We Do Everything Around Here”: An Analysis of Litchfield Penitentiary as a Workplace on “Orange is the New Black”/Lauren DeCarvalho, Nicole Cox
Soap Opera vs. Dropping the Soap: The Gendered Representation of Prison Inmates on TV/Hannah Mueller
Digital Pleasures: Surrendering to the Affective and Temporal Mobility of “Orange is the New Black”/Kyra Pearson
The Prison Genre on Premium Television, from “Oz” to “Orange is the New Black”/Alan Pike