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CFP Negotiating Tragedy at University of Texas at Dallas

Posted on Nov 9, 2017 | 0 comments

CALL FOR PAPERS From CMCS member and UT Dallas Graduate Student Senator Diana Miller University of Texas at Dallas Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association utd.gsa@gmail.com February 24, 2018 Theme: Negotiating Tragedy Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2017 Keynote Speaker: Karen Kelsky, “The Professor is In” The Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association of the University of Texas at Dallas will hold its tenth annual graduate symposium on February 24th at the UT Dallas campus in Richardson, TX. The RAW: Research, Art, Writing conference is organized by and for...

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Call for Papers – Stardom and Fandom

Posted on Oct 22, 2017 | 0 comments

Call for Papers – Stardom and Fandom Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018 Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.southwestpca.org Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2017   Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 39th annual SWPACA conference.  One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.  For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions,...

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CFP: Critical Arts Special Issue: “Celebrity and Protest in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle

Posted on Oct 20, 2017 | 0 comments

CFP:/Critical Arts/ Special Issue 17/11/2017; 01/05/2018 “Celebrity and Protest in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle” Guest editors: Prof. Louise Bethlehem, The European Research Council Project APARTHEID-STOPS, Dr. Tal Zalmanovich, The European Research Council Project APARTHEID-STOPS. Dear Colleagues We invite submissions to a special issue of /Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies/ focusing on the role of celebrities and celebrity culture in the anti-apartheid struggle. In contrast to the resolutely Northern or metropolitan orientation of the existing scholarship on...

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CFP: Desecrating Celebrity, Fourth International Celebrity Studies Conference

Posted on Oct 1, 2017 | 0 comments

CFP: Desecrating Celebrity, Fourth International Celebrity Studies Conference Wednesday 27th June to Friday 29th June 2018, at Sapienza University of Rome. Routledge, Celebrity Studies Journal, and Sapienza, University of Rome are pleased to announce the fourth International Celebrity Studies conference. Keynote Speakers: Lucy Bolton, Queen Mary, University of London Misha Kavka, University of Auckland Douglas Kellner, UCLA Pramod K. Nayar, University of Hyderabad Martin Shingler, University of Sunderland Deadline for individual and panel abstracts: November 6th 2017 Desecrating...

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CFP Where is the Star? (Celebrity Studies)

Posted on Sep 26, 2017 | 0 comments

From Martin Shingler  Where is the Star?: Special Issue of Celebrity Studies Journal (eds. Martin Shingler and Lindsay Sternberg) The Celebrity Studies Journal is planning a special issue on film stars and stardom, co-edited by Martin Shingler and Lindsay Steenberg. This will explore the current state of celebrity studies and celebrity media culture by focussing specifically on the work of film stars within this arena. Given accessible platforms such as Instagram and Twitter permitting new forms of celebrity and notoriety, to what extent do film stars remain integral to public perceptions...

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Keeping up with the Windsors: Celebrity Culture and the British Royal Family

Posted on Aug 18, 2017 | 0 comments

Keeping up with the Windsors: Celebrity Culture and the British Royal Family Round-table discussion and Q&A, 29th August 2017, 6.30pm. Media Cafe, BBC New Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA. Tickets are free but attendees must be on the guestlist and will need to bring I.D. to be signed into the premises at reception. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/keeping-up-with-the-windsors-celebrity-culture-the-british-royal-family-tickets-37008764210 Two days before the 20th anniversay of Princess Diana’s death, this event will offer a range of perspectives on the British...

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CFP Otherness and Transgression in Fan and Celebrity Studies

Posted on Jul 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Call for Papers Otherness: Essays and Studies 6.1 The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Otherness and Transgression in Fan and Celebrity Studies, Autumn 2017. Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that critically examine the concepts of otherness and alterity. We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study. The notions of otherness and transgression play an essential part in the cultural work and practices celebrities and...

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Celebrity Conference at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Posted on May 22, 2017 | 0 comments

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Celebrity Conference at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism New York City, NY (May 23, 2017) – The Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS), in association with CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, is hosting an exclusive conference about celebrity academics on August 31-September 1 in New York City. The conference features keynotes Andrew Mendelson, P. David Marshall, and Tim Harper who will speak on the significance of celebrity studies and current trends in celebrity journalism, photojournalism, and journalism education in New York City. Andrew L. Mendelson...

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CMCS 2017 CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Posted on Mar 26, 2017 | 0 comments

  Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) 5th International Conference Bridging Gaps: Where is the Critic in Television Journalism? CUNY Graduate School of Journalism New York City, USA August 31 – September 1, 2017   Select Option B (full time faculty or Option D (students / precariously employed) to register. CUNY alumni and non-presenters can select Option E for registration. Registration Options Option A Regular Faculty / Full-time Staff $350.00 USDOption B Early Bird Faculty / Full-time Staff $280.00 USDOption C Regular Students $200.00 USDOption D Early Bird...

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Denver 2017 Media & Career Workshop “Finding Your Voice”

Posted on Jan 31, 2017 | 0 comments

The following media & career workshop might be of interest to a wide range of scholars and practitioners. Please share widely with faculty and students. CFP deadline: February 15, 2017 www.esicore.org/events/denver2017.html Centre for Ecological, Social, and Informatics Cognitive Research (ESI.CORE) Inaugural Moving Forward International Conference Moving Forward: Where is the Journalist in Social Media? Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver, Colorado June 23-24, 2017 Featured Media Workshop “Finding Your Voice: Being Heard in the Press Rather than Being Part of the Herd”...

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