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Meenakshi Gigi Durham
|Thesis||Is it all in the telling?: A study of the role of text schemas and schematic text structures in the recall and comprehension of printed news stories (1990)|
|Institutions||University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences|
|Main interests||Media and the politics of the body|
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Meenakshi Gigi Durham is an Indian professor of communication studies and writer. Durham was born in Mangalore, India but moved to the United States and then Canada at a young age. She is a full professor at the University of Iowa, with a joint appointment in the journalism and mass communication departments. She was previously a Faculty Fellow in the Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development. She was also the Associate Faculty, Director of the Obermann Center of Advanced Studies, and she is a member of the board of directors for the Project of Rhetoric of Inquiry.[better source needed]
Durham sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Communication, Feminist Media Studies, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Communication, Culture & Critique and Sexualization, Media, and Society. From 2007-2016, she was executive editor of the Journal of Communication Inquiry.
Durham, Meenakshi Gigi (2016). Technosex : precarious corporealities, mediated sexualities, and the ethics of embodied technics. London. ISBN 978-3-319-28142-1. OCLC 956730966.
Durham, M. Gigi (2009). The Lolita Effect: The Media Sexualization of Young Girls and What We Can Do About It. Abrams. ISBN 978-1-59020-594-5.