Next “Asking the Big Questions” Focuses on Reality TV 27 Feb 13

The next Asking the Big Questions discussion will take place on Tuesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in the McGinnis Room of Rodney Briggs Library. This discussion will address the topic of reality television and its effects on American culture.

Participants will explore questions regarding the origins of reality TV, its popularity compared to traditional television programming, and its reflection on our culture and values. Barbara Burke, associate professor of communication, media, and rhetoric, will be the featured speaker.

All are welcome to attend the discussion. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Peter Bremer, librarian, at

Asking the Big Questions is a campus/community discussion group that focuses on important issues of the day. This event is co-sponsored by Briggs Library and the Sociology Discipline.