Communication Studies News
Wanda Fenimore presents paper at Conference
July 1, 2009
Semiotic Analysis of southerners, NASCAR, and its fans in the movies
Wanda Fenimore, Instructor in Communication Studies, recently presented a paper entitled "NASCAR Hits the Big Screen: Images, Myths, and Stereotypes in Days of Thunder, Talladega Nights: The Tale of Ricky Bobby
, and Cars
" at the bienniel conference of the Southern American Studies Association. The paper is a semiotic analysis of the representations of southerners, NASCAR, and its fans in the movies.