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Urban Nightmares: Media and the moral panic over the city

Monday, October 13, 2008
7:30 PM
Blanchard 339
featuring Steve Macek author of
"Urban Nightmares: Media and the moral panic over the city."

In his award winning book Urban Nightmares, Steve Macek documents the scope of alarmist representations of the city, examines the ideologies that informed them, and exposes the interests they ultimately served." Dr. Macek is an assistant professor of Speech Communication at North Central College where he teach courses in media studies, urban studies, persuasion and gender/women studies.

This event is co-sponsored with the Urban Studies Department.