Posts Tagged "Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies"

Aid Celebrities and the Tropes of Celebrity Humanitarianism

Posted on Aug 27, 2020 | 0 comments

Join video conversation with Dan Brockington, Lisa Ann Richey, and Maha Rafi Atal: https://cbs.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=bca18ad5-7fff-4ca7-82ca-ac2c00d9c9ee George Clooney is sad. What might an Oscar winning multi-millionaire have to be sad about, you ask? He’s “surprised and saddened” he says, to learn that Nespresso, the coffee brand for whom he has been a public spokesman since 2006, uses child labor at its plantations in Guatemala. That is particularly embarrassing for Clooney, whose brand endorsement has included advocating for Nespresso’s...

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Ed 73 Hollywood and Board News – Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)

Posted on Jan 11, 2020 | 0 comments

From Samita Nandy Hope 2020 started well! I am pleased to announce that Elliot Pill joined the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) editorial board. As the Director of International Development at Cardiff University (UK) and former celebrity publicist for David Beckham, his specialty in promotional culture will be insightful for media and celebrity studies. Read more: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/192014-pill-elliot Also, CBC music host George Stroumboulopoulos named CMCS board member & celebrity activist Anita Krajnc as one of the most influential...

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Book Release: Madhuri Dixit (BFI/Bloomsbury)

Posted on Apr 9, 2019 | 0 comments

Announcing the publication of Dr Nandana Bose’s new monograph Madhuri Dixit as part of the British Film Institute’s Film Stars Series, edited by Martin Shinger and Susan SmithMADHURI DIXITNandana Bose A wide-ranging account of the Indian film star Madhuri Dixit, one of the most popular actresses of Hindi cinema. Nandana Bose’s study traces Dixit’s twenty-five year career, exploring her star persona, her indelible impact on Indian popular culture, and her continuing popularity even in middle age. Nandana Bose discusses Dixit’s unusual and distinctive...

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CFP NYC 2019 CMCS Bridging Gaps: Refashioning Stories for Celebrity Counterpublics

Posted on Jan 5, 2019 | 0 comments

2019 CMCS New York City, USA CMCS 8th International ConferenceBridging Gaps: Re-Fashioning Stories for Celebrity Counterpublics The Terrace Club / Club Quarters (across NBC)New York City, USAAugust 30 – September 1, 2019Abstract deadline: February 28, 2019 CALL FOR PAPERS: In the recent past, there has been an increased interest in exploring intersections of life writing and studies of celebrity culture. Storytelling is central to effective branding in fame. Furthermore, the use of biographical elements has been recognized as a rhetorical device in writing op-eds,...

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CMCS Keynote – ANOKHI Media

Posted on May 10, 2018 | 0 comments

    Thanks to ANOKHI Media among sponsors L’Oréal and Toronto Film Academy for CMCS keynote famecritic – representing #celebstudies research and mediarelations. Fellow keynote: Prof. Renu Persaud (University of Windsor). We are honoured to be able to give a public voice. Please see below memorable shots. Stay tuned for more in New York City.   ...

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