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From the Mad Men of the 1960s to Today’s Chicago Ad Execs: How Pop Culture Influences Career Choice

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Perspectives on Science & History Series

Featured Speaker: Kristy Tucciarone, Ph.D., Associate Teaching Professor of Media Studies and Advising Coordinator, Department of Theatre, Dance and Media Studies, University of Missouri – St. Louis

Media Studies professor, Kristy Tucciarone, takes a look at how pop culture’s iconic portrayal of the advertising industry in film and television shows like Mad Men and Trust Me influences students’ perception and pursuit of the advertising profession as a career. Don’t miss this in-depth talk on pop culture and its sometimes profound impact on the way students think.

Presented in conjunction with the traveling exhibition, “target=”_blank”>The 1968 Exhibit, on display at the Missouri History Museum from October 5, 2013 – January 5, 2014.

To be held at:

Missouri History Museum – Lee Auditorium
Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park
St. Louis, Missouri 63112

Registration not required. FREE and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students welcome. Parking free in Museum lots or in Forest Park.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
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