View from behind the Hollywood sign

A week after Lockdown began in late March 2020, the Institute for Social Responsibility, based at Edge Hill University, made a call for contributions to its blog to comment on our responses to the Covid-19 epidemic and how our academic fields have been affected. Deputy Director of the International Centre on Racism, Jenny Barrett, contributed from her perspective as a scholar of film and popular culture. The piece speculates on the future of representations in Hollywood and the likelihood of racist representations, based on a trend distinguishable in the post-9/11 era.

Image ‘Rear View of Hollywood Sign Overlooking Hollywoodland and Hollywood’ By Michael E. Arth. (Creative Commons Attribution – Share Alike 4.0 International License)