Posts Tagged "call for papers"

CFP All About Bette: The Cultural Legacies of Bette Davis 

Posted on Mar 2, 2018 | 0 comments

All About Bette: The Cultural Legacies of Bette Davis  Northwestern University, October 5-6, 2018  Join us in a two-day conference about all things Bette Davis, from the industries that created her, to the actress herself as an industry. Davis remains emblematic of the historical era of Classical Hollywood Cinema (1929-1960), the aesthetic practices we describe as modernist, and the political practices we describe as feminist. What would it mean to read Bette Davis as modernist? How does Davis operate as a node that allows us to think about the reach of mass culture in shaping (and...

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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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Celebrity Studies – Call for Forum submissions 2016

Posted on Dec 18, 2015 | 0 comments

From Hannah Hamad  Celebrity Studies – Call for Forum submissions 2016 This is a general call for papers for the Celebrity Studies Journal Forum. We’re looking for timely, provocative and open-ended short pieces on current topics in celebrity studies. Celebrity Forum is a section of Celebrity Studies Journal that provides a space for timely responses to contemporary and historical issues in celebrity culture. We encourage submissions in two forms: 1,000-1,500 words (including notes) ‘think pieces’, including case studies, which should be provocative and open-ended,...

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CFP 2015 Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) – Ryerson University, Toronto

Posted on Oct 2, 2014 | 0 comments

Bridging Gaps: Higher Education, Media and Society Call for Papers: In higher education, media studies bring critical awareness of representations and reproductions of popular personas, artefacts, processes, and practices in social, economic, and political contexts. From the perspective of cultural studies, critical discourse analysis of media productions enables scholars to go beyond observing aesthetic aspects and to understand social underpinnings of cultural productions. In a similar fashion, journalism can use investigation to educate and inform the public on the limits and...

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