Posts Tagged "author"

Reel Inequality (Rutgers University Press) – Press Release

Posted on Oct 23, 2016 | 0 comments

We are proud to support Dr Nancy Yuen’s forthcoming book Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism (2016). CMCS will feature her talk about the book at “Bridging Gaps: Where is the film scholar in Hollywood filmmaking?” conference (March 17-19, 2017) at University of Southern California. Read reviews of the book in the latest press release from Rutgers University Press. Reel Inequality examines the structural barriers minority actors face in Hollywood, while shedding light on how they survive in a racist industry. The book charts how white male gatekeepers dominate...

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Fame in Hollywood North by Dr Samita Nandy – Hollywood North Magazine

Posted on Sep 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)¬†Director Dr Samita Nandy’s book Fame in Hollywood North has been covered in Hollywood North Magazine in September 2016. Read coverage of the Canada’s first book on celebrity culture here: Special thanks to writer Nick...

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March 12-13 Conference: Discourse on Literary Celebrity across Genres

Posted on Mar 10, 2015 | 0 comments

From Dr Rebecca Braun @braunbraun4 and @AuthorsWorld An AHRC-funded project at Lancaster, Authors and the World, is exploring literary celebrity in upcoming events in March and July: Conference: Discourse on Literary Celebrity across Genres 12 & 13 March 2015, Lancaster University To register email Emily Spiers. How does literary celebrity manifest in different genres? To what extent do authors, and ideas of authorship, translate from one medium to another, and how do the different genres themselves contribute to a growing discourse around individual literary celebrities? In this event...

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