The Golden Girls Scholarship, Articles, & Research
Leaving Brain Cells All Over the Eastern Seaboard
It's not all just laughs about incontinence or killing men during sex. The Golden Girls touches on a lot of heady themes and lovely life advice, and brilliant scholars have discussed them in actual published journals and papers.
Dig into some of the scholarly themes we discuss on the podcast -- you know, the "intellectualizing" part -- or read some actual published academic research about The Golden Girls below.
Important Scholarly Themes Throughout The Golden Girls
There are so many more, of course. Stay tuned for in-depth commentary.
Published Scholarly Research about The Golden Girls (like, for real)
Sex and the City, Platinum Edition: How The Golden Girls Altered American Situation Comedy
Brown, Jared Clayton. Graduate College of Bowling Green State University, May 2013.
Martin, Miles. University of Rhode Island, 2017.
Powell, Elliott H. Jazz Research Journal, University of Minnesota, Jan. 2018.
Glatzer, Elizabeth A. Boston College, 2010.
Thank You for Being a Friend: How The Golden Girls Shaped American Feminism
Issac, Susan. Seaver College at Pepperdine University, 2016.
Ruggiero, Josephine A. Sociology Between the Gaps: Forgotten and Neglected Topics: Vol. 2., Providence College, 2016.
Patterson, Eleanor. Feminist Media Studies Journal, Feb. 2016.
West, Thomas J. MP: An Online Feminist Journal, Aug. 2010.
Giles, Howard & Harwood, Jake. Discourse & Society, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1992
Macey, Deborah Ann. School of Journalism and Communication and the Graduate School of the University of Oregon, Sept. 2008.
Mahal, Satinder K., DO. & Nie, Pei Huey, MD. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, March 2014.
Recio, Rocio Palomeque. Universitatea Hyperion, 2018.
Burns-Ardolino, Wendy. Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Grand Valley State University, 2013.
Stayton, Amanda and Keown, Bridget. Nursing Clio, 2018
Berzsenyi, Christyne A. Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, Fall 2010.
Cohen, Harriet L. Journal of Educational Gerontology, 2002.
Kypker, Nicole S. Journal of Comedy Studies, Volume 10, 2019.
Browne, Kate. TV Milestones Series, Wayne State University Press, 2020.
Ann, Jean. Watching TV with a Linguist, Syracuse University Press, 2016.
Sewell, Claire. Nursing Clio, 2018.
Kaler, Anne. The Journal of Popular Culture, 2004.