Posts Tagged "fandom"

CFP Symposium on Male Stars

Posted on Jan 5, 2016 | 0 comments


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Barcelona CFP 2016 Bridging Gaps: What are the media, publicists & celebrities selling?

Posted on Nov 9, 2015 | 0 comments

Bridging Gaps: What are the media, publicists, and celebrities selling? Red Room, Four Points by Sheraton Barcelona Diagonal Barcelona, Spain July 3rd – 5th, 2016 CALL FOR PAPERS Public personalities hold the power to draw attention to products, services, and charities through their endorsement. Celebrity activists, for example, can help to change the world. From Elizabeth Taylor to George Clooney, celebrities have proven that their status can help raise awareness and funds for issues such as aids, poverty and global warming. However, many activists have also gained fame by standing up...

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CFP: Stardom and Fandom, Southwest PCA/ACA Conference

Posted on Sep 25, 2015 | 0 comments

Join us for the 37th Annual Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference, February 10 – 13, 2016 at the beautiful Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The Area Chair for Stardom and Fandom invites paper or panel proposals on any aspect of stardom or fandom. Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2015. The list of ideas below is limited, so if you have an idea that is not listed, please suggest the new topic. We are an interdisciplinary area and encourage submissions from multiple perspectives and disciplines. Topics might include: Studies of individual...

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SCMS CFP: Celebrity and Illness

Posted on Aug 17, 2015 | 0 comments

SCMS 2016 CFP Sick Celebrity: Making Sense of Fame and Illness Celebrities may become iconic of specific illnesses (such as HIV/Aids or cancer) or causes of death (such as suicide or car crash). They may also become the face of illness through cinematic portrayals. Significant research has interrogated celebrity death, fan mourning, and collective memory. This panel seeks to advance research on fame, celebrity, death, and fandom by specifically addressing celebrity physical and mental illness. We welcome proposals on topics such as: –      – Cinematic representations of...

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CFP: Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

Posted on Apr 4, 2015 | 0 comments

From Sarah Taylor-Harman Call For Papers: Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) The cinematic release of Jamie Dornan Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) has already garnered speculation, derision and debate equal to its highly controversial source text, E. L. James’ homonymous trilogy. Its alignment with mass media, a predominantly female audience and mainstream cinema make it a concurrently anticipated and abhorred rich contemporary text. Intensities: The Journal of Cult Media thus invites papers which will interrogate this adaptation from a plethora of new perspectives including industry, text and...

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