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Luca Barra

Associate Professor

Department of the Arts

Academic discipline: L-ART/06 Cinema, Photography and Television

Research

Keywords: Television studies Television history Media production studies Media history Media convergence TV series Comedy, sitcom and humour Media theory

- Productive, economic and institutional dimensions of media (and television)

- Television production and distribution, their routines and professionals

- Scheduling and programming: instruments, logics, strategies

- National mediation: translation, adaptation, dubbing of media products

- Media production studies, and the role of cultural intermediaries

- Media and television cultural, social and production history, in Italy, Europe and the US

- Media convergence, digitization and the contemporary media system

- Evolution of TV genres, formats and language

- US TV series and situation comedies

- Comedy and humour on television and across different media

- Americanization and the relationship between Italy and the US in television and media

- Popular music and media