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POP Goes History: What Coca Cola Tells Us about American History

Image of corner store with Coca-Cola signThe Coca Cola logo is recognized by 94% of the global population, making it the world’s most recognizable trademark.  Both the logo and the product are so thoroughly identified with the United States that for many people Coke is the symbol of America.

Castleton professor Sanjukta Ghosh will explore 3 major themes in this multimedia talk: the use of images of women in Coke advertising; Coke’s role in shaping America’s involvement in World War II and the subsequent global economy; and Coke’s entanglement in imperial movements around the world. Special Arrangements: projector and screen.

Additional Costs: $100 plus mileage.

Available in correctional facilities.

About the presenter

Image of Sanjukta Ghosh Sanjukta Ghosh - Sanjukta teaches media and women’s studies at Castleton State College and has written and lectured widely on media constructions of race, gender, and sexuality. See full biography.

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