Faculty Speak: Spring 2012 with Dr. Tricia Jenkins
|Start Date:||3/27/2012||Start Time:||5:00 PM|
Dr. Tricia Jenkins
Tuesday, March 27
5 p.m.; Library Conference Room
Come hear about Dr. Jenkins’ new book, The CIA in Hollywood, and the first full-scale investigation of the relationship between the Agency and the film and television industries. Her research reveals the significant influence the CIA now wields in Hollywood and raises important and troubling questions about the ethics and legality of a government agency using popular media to manipulate its public image.
Dr. Tricia Jenkins is an assistant professor in the Film, Television and Digital media Department at TCU.
She has published several articles on the CIA in Hollywood and on the spy genre more broadly.
Library Basement Conference Room
- Tuesday March 27, 5pm
- FacultySpeak - Dr. Tricia Jenkins: The CIA in Hollywood: How the Agency Shapes Film and Television
The CIA in Hollywood: How the Agency Shapes Film and Television
What very few people know about the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is that it has been actively engaged in shaping the content of film and television, especially since it established an entertainment industry liaison program in the mid-1990s.
Dr. Tricia Jenkins is an assistant professor in the Film, Television and Digital Media Department at Texas Christian University. She has published several articles on the CIA in Hollywood and on the spy genre more broadly.