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The Ultimate Warrior: WWE’s Rhetorical Revision of Collective Memory through Transmedia Storytelling

Christopher A. MedjeskyPopular Culture/American Culture Studies Association: March 29, 2018


What It Takes to Become a WWE Diva

Kathie Kallevig – Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Studies Association: November 17,2017


“Changing Its Trunks and Boots for Ties and Suits”: A Case Study of How the WWE Changed with the Times for Corporate Social Responsibility

Jack V. Karlis – Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Studies Association: November 17,2017

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