'The Hunger Games' panel discussion with Saint Joseph’s faculty

The Cultural Affairs Series at Saint Joseph’s College presents “Conquering ‘The Hunger Games’: Getting the Most Out of the Hit Books and Movies,” a faculty presentation, on November 18 at 7 p.m. Held at the college’s campus in Standish, the presentation is free and open to the public.

Moderated by associate professor of history Dr. Michelle Laughran, the topics and presenters include:

—Dr. Joshua Schoenfeld (psychology) – “Starved for Attention: Modern America’s Hunger for Eyeballs”

—Dr. Katrina Hoop (sociology) – “(Ameri)Panem Idol: Power, Mass Consumption and Inequality in ‘The Hunger Games’”

—Prof. Mark Hibben (political science) – “Keeping the Districts Poor: Lessons from Contemporary Strategies of Development”

—Prof. John Hufstader (communications) – “Without Words: Telling the Visual Story in ‘The Hunger Games’ Film”

The presentation will be held in the Viola George Auditorium, Harold Alfond Hall. Light refreshments will be available. For more information about the presentation, contact Dr. Michael Connolly at 207-893-7939.

November 14, 2013
Contact: David Svenson at 207-893-7723 · dsvenson@sjcme.edu