Posts Tagged "fans"

CFP: Textual Reception – Exploring Audiences’ Writing Practices from a Gender Perspective

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 | 0 comments

CFP: Textual Reception – Exploring Audiences’ Writing Practices from a Gender Perspective (special issue of Genre en séries / Gender in Series) Deadline for submissions: November 30, 2016 Full name / name of organization: Labex ICCA / IRCAV (Université Paris 3) Contact email: CFP: Textual Reception – Exploring Audiences’ Writing Practices from a Gender Perspective (special issue of Genre en séries / Gender in Series) Whether through fan mail sent to celebrities and the popular press, critical pieces, derivative...

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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: 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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Panel: Victorian Texts in Contemporary Fandoms

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 | 0 comments

Victorian Texts in Contemporary Fandoms (Due date: Sep, 25, 2014). From Amanda Blake In a practice Henry Jenkins famously refers to as “textual poaching,” fans appropriate characters and narratives from canonical texts in order to adapt and rewrite them in novel ways, and for a variety of reasons: artistic, political, communal, financial, emotional, sexual, and other. Contemporary fandoms are vast in scope, multi-platformed, multimedia subcultures which operate via an economy of participation that has typically held itself apart from academic study, while simultaneously being scorned as...

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Panel: Stardom and Fandom

Posted on Sep 5, 2014 | 0 comments

Stardom and Fandom panel From Amanda Blake Join us for the 36th Annual Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference, February 11 – 14, 2015 at the beautiful Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The conference theme this year is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.”  The Area Chair for Stardom and Fandom invites paper or panel proposals on any aspect of stardom or fandom. Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2014. (Please see below) Any and all topics will be considered, although we especially encourage...

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