Hey, that’s me yammering about #noir.
Welcome to the second interview in this series, where we’re checking in with the contributors to Pop Culture Matters: Proceedings of the 39th Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture Association.
This sixth interview is with K. A. Laity, Associate Professor of English at the College of Saint Rose. Her article is titled: “‘Femme Non-Fatale: Female Cooperation in Elisabeth Sanxay Holding’s The Blank Wall’”.
How did you find yourself studying pop culture?
Back in grad school at UConn, I was studying medieval literature and culture. Heavy stuff, lots of obscure languages and centuries of critical scholarship to read. I was around a bunch of folks who were studying comics and they went to PCA and had such fun they convinced me to come the next year. I have presented on comics, film, horror, crime and even revived the medieval popular culture area. It’s great.
How did the idea for this…
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