Saturday, November 23 / 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM Burnham 1 (Floor 7)

Session 197
Playing with Data: Dolls, Toys, and Theme Parks

Chair: Elizabeth Dillenburg, The Ohio State University at Newark
Discussant: Mateusz Swietlicki , University of Wroclaw (Institute of English Studies)

1. Dolls as Data: Unpacking Great Depression-Era Constructions of Race and Nationhood in Work Projects Administration DollsAllison Robinson, University of Chicago.

2. Boys and Their Toys: Gender Marketing and Representations of Masculinity in 20th Century Toy AdvertisementsElizabeth Sweet, San Jose State University.

3. History as Edutainment – Learning at a History Theme ParkCarl-Johan Svensson, Jönköping University; Tobias Samuelsson, Jönköping University.

4. Playacting the Past: Race Relations and the Play of White Children, 1900-1939Kristina DuRocher, Kennesaw State University.

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