“[Fire Alarm Bleeping]”: Explosive Appliances and the Legacy of 1950s Suburbia in Contemporary US Television

Activity: Talk or presentation for an academic audienceInvited talk for an academic audience

Estimated audience numbers (if applicable)

40
Period21 Apr 2022
Event titleBritish Association for American Studies Conference 2022
Event typeConference
LocationHull, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • domesiticy
  • manifest domesticity
  • gated communities
  • suburbia
  • television
  • YOU
  • netflix
  • digitisation
  • internet of things
  • domestic violence
  • thriller
  • murder
  • domestic drama
  • gender
  • 1950s
  • midcentury America
  • appliances
  • surveillance
  • history of technology
  • domestic militarization
  • drone technology
  • vibrators
  • time-saving
  • efficiency
  • US culture
  • gender politics
  • Norman Rockwell
  • Richard Yates
  • housewife
  • mad housewife novel
  • cooption
  • feminism
  • white supremacy
  • class inequality