March 27, 2014

"Better Call Saul: Jews and Money in American Popular Culture, 1850s to 'Breaking Bad.'"
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Carl Sandburg Theatre, Union
Description: Sponsored by the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, the Department of English and Journalism, and the Visiting Lectures Committee and Council on Student Activities Funds, Dr. David Anthony, an Associate Professor of English at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, will give a talk entitled "Better Call Saul: Jews and Money in American Popular Culture, 1850s to 'Breaking Bad'" to students and other interested members of the campus community.

Dr. Anthony's research has focused on the related representations of manhood and money in antebellum American mass culture, and his book, "Paper Money Men: Commerce, Manhood, and the Sensational Public Sphere in Antebellum America", was published by Ohio State University Press in 2009.

He published his first novel, "Something for Nothing", with Algonquin Press in 2011.
Related Web Site: Department of English and Journalism
Contact Information:
 Dr. Timothy Helwig
 Phone: (309) 298-1213
 Email: TW-Helwig@wiu.edu
Source: Department of English & Journalism

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