Event Title

"Getting it Right?": "I am Cait" and the Limits of Transgender Representation

Location

Grissom Hall, Room 126

Start Date

5-3-2016 3:15 PM

End Date

5-3-2016 3:45 PM

Description

Using a Faircloughian approach to CDA, this paper examines Caitlyn Jenner’s reality show I Am Cait and some of the core themes and trans individuals depicted as well as the roles of production and genre in the framing and foregrounding of certain issues, storylines, and individuals over others.

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Mar 5th, 3:15 PM Mar 5th, 3:45 PM

"Getting it Right?": "I am Cait" and the Limits of Transgender Representation

Grissom Hall, Room 126

Using a Faircloughian approach to CDA, this paper examines Caitlyn Jenner’s reality show I Am Cait and some of the core themes and trans individuals depicted as well as the roles of production and genre in the framing and foregrounding of certain issues, storylines, and individuals over others.