Posts Tagged "class"

Beyoncé Debate 2016 Press Release

Posted on Jun 19, 2016 | 0 comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, ON (27 June, 2016) – Are public responses to Beyoncé feminism as politically daring as some of her performances are? While many media scholars, critics, and journalists have problematized her feminism, especially in relation to her recent album Lemonade, there is necessity for reading her cultural productions in celebrity feminism and debunk political correctedness in the marketing of her feminist views. What is the media missing? Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) hosts an exclusive conference roundtable ‘Beyoncé Debate’. You will be joining...

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Workshop: Celebrity, Prestige and the Cultural Field

Posted on Mar 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Workshop: Celebrity, Prestige and the Cultural Field 10am-4pm, 8th June 2016 Venue: University of Portsmouth Room 2.14, Dennis Sciama Building Free admission. Please register at: This workshop will focus on relational aspects of celebrity culture with reference to debates about field analysis, cultural value (and valuelessness), DIY celebrity and spoiled identity, shame and disgust, autonomy and heteronomy, classed and gendered representations, good and bad taste, privilege in an era of...

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