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PhD Scholarship – Celebrity Studies & Fan Studies

Posted on Apr 24, 2018 | 0 comments

Dr Joyleen Christensen https://www.newcastle.edu.au/research-and-innovation/graduate-research/phd-scholarships/phd-scholarships/celebrity-and-fan-cultures  One PhD Scholarship is available through the Faculty of Education and Arts at the University of Newcastle for a research program in celebrity and fan cultures under the supervision of Dr Joyleen Christensen. Expressions of interest are being sought from highly motivated and enthusiastic applicants interested in pursuing an intensive PhD program in the field of celebrity and fan cultures. Projects focusing on fan cultures based on...

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CFP: Who sets the Public Agenda?

Posted on Apr 24, 2018 | 0 comments

From Photini Vrikki  CFP: Who sets the Public Agenda? The Cultural and Creative Industries in the era of populism The intense and accelerated political shifts that have marked the global political landscape in recent years have been met with a rise of voices from the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs). Celebrities, singers, actors and industry representatives have spoken out against—or for—the rise of far-right and conservative leaderships encouraging people to incite social and political change. For example, this has been visible from mainstream movie stars and pop singers...

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CFP: Playful Encounters

Posted on Apr 24, 2018 | 0 comments

CALL FOR PAPERS Playful Encounters: Interdisciplinary engagements with play, creativity, entertainment, and fun University of Nottingham Ningbo China September 29th – 30th, 2018 Playful Encounters ‘Play is free movement within a more rigid structure’ (Salen and Zimmerman, 2004, p.304) “… law and order, commerce and profit, craft and art, poetry, wisdom and science. All are rooted in the primeval soil of play.” (Huizinga, 1980, p.5) ‘Any earnest definition of play has to be haunted by the possibility that playful enjoinders will render it invalid.’ (Sutton-Smith, 1997,...

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East Side Institute – A conversation with Dr. Samita Nandy (May 22, 2018)

Posted on Apr 17, 2018 | 0 comments

A conversation with Dr. Samita Nandy Hosted by the East Side Institute Tuesday, May 22, 7-8:30pm 119 West 23rd Street, Suite 902 (between 6th and 7th Avenues) RSVP to mfridley@eastsideinstitute.org by May 20 Space is limited so RSVPs are...

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Join CMCS NYC Research & Media Chapter

Posted on Apr 17, 2018 | 0 comments

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Book Launch: Trump and the Media

Posted on Apr 16, 2018 | 0 comments

From Dove Helena Pedlosky TRUMP AND THE MEDIA Wednesday, April 18, 2018 // 6-8 PM 20 Cooper Square 5th floor NYC 10003 RSVP: https://ipk.nyu.edu/events/book-launch-trump-and-the-media/ NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for the launch of Trump and the Media, edited by Pablo J. Boczkowski and Zizi Papacharissi. Contributing authors Rodney Benson, Andew Mendelson and Julia Sonnvend will be present in conversation with Geneva Overholser.  Donald Trump’s election as the 45th President of the United States came as something of a surprise—to many...

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Start a CMCS Research Chapter in Your Hometown

Posted on Apr 5, 2018 | 0 comments

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CFP: Stars and Star Systems in Film, Television, Theater and Radio

Posted on Mar 22, 2018 | 0 comments

From Milan Hain (contact details and submission guidelines below) CFP: Stars and Star Systems in Film, Television, Theater and Radio Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities vol. 9, no. 1 (Spring 2019) For the upcoming issue of Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities, a double blind peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, we are looking for articles exploring the theme of “Stars and Star Systems”. We invite proposals from all areas of Cinema, Television, Theater and Radio Studies as well as interdisciplinary submissions from across...

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CFP Death and Celebrity

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 | 0 comments

From Daniel Dove Call for Papers: Death and Celebrity Wednesday 6th June 2018, University of Portsmouth   Keynote Speakers: Dr Ruth Penfold-Mounce, University of York Dr Samantha Matthews, University of Bristol   ‘Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil’ (John Milton)   ‘Fame is a food that dead men eat’ (Henry Austin Dobson)   This one-day symposium seeks to interrogate the role of death in the construction, negotiation and perpetuation of celebrity identity. For the ancients, true fame was necessarily posthumous, but in modernity, too, there remains an enduring...

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CFP Women in Hollywood

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 | 0 comments

Contact information of organizers Ellen Wright and Cinema & Television History (CATH) Research Centre is below. Free Symposium: Women in Hollywood To accommodate those affected by the current UCU strikes we are extending our call for papers. Deadline for submissions is now Friday March 30th 2018. Symposium organisers will still make final decisions on submissions by Friday 6th April We are now accepting proposals for our free one-day symposium on the treatment of women in Hollywood at the Cinema and Television History Research Centre, DeMontfort University, Leicester Date of...

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