Posts Tagged "feminism"

CFP Special Issue: Meghan Markle and the British Royal Family

Posted on Oct 10, 2018 | 0 comments

From Hannah Yelin This CfP may be of interest to members: Call for Papers Special Issue: Meghan Markle and the British Royal Family Deadline for submitting abstracts November 30th 2018 Editors: Hannah Yelin and Laura Clancy The Journal of Gender Studies JGS supporting Editor: Anita Biressi This CfP is for a proposed special issue with The Journal of Gender Studies. Authors will be informed in February after the journal’s next board meeting. Please email abstracts of under 400 words and a short author bio to l.clancy2@lancaster.ac.uk. ***** On 19th May 2018, Prince Harry married Meghan...

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CFP Women in Hollywood

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 | 0 comments

Contact information of organizers Ellen Wright and Cinema & Television History (CATH) Research Centre is below. Free Symposium: Women in Hollywood To accommodate those affected by the current UCU strikes we are extending our call for papers. Deadline for submissions is now Friday March 30th 2018. Symposium organisers will still make final decisions on submissions by Friday 6th April We are now accepting proposals for our free one-day symposium on the treatment of women in Hollywood at the Cinema and Television History Research Centre, DeMontfort University, Leicester Date of...

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Porn Studies CFP Porn on the Couch: Sex, Psychoanalysis, and Screen Cultures/Memories

Posted on Oct 30, 2016 | 0 comments

The following CFP might be of interest to media & celebrity studies scholars examining adult films and stardom Porn Studies, special issue, Porn on the Couch: Sex, Psychoanalysis, and Screen Cultures/Memories In a letter he penned to his friend Wilhelm Fleiss, dated August 1, 1899, Sigmund Freud made an uncanny observation: “I am accustoming myself to the idea of regarding every sexual act as a process involving four persons.” What could he have meant by this suggestive remark regarding how a sexual act mediates desire between subjects and objects? How might we expand upon it as...

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Not-so-female Hollywood?

Posted on Oct 18, 2016 | 0 comments

Published in The Political Film Blog https://politicalfilm.wordpress.com/2016/10/02/not-so-female-hollywood/   The lack of sexual diversity in Hollywood has been a critical issue that gained wide attention among movie lovers and researchers. But, as a recent University of Southern California report shows, a real change in the industry is still required. In particular, Dr Katherine Pieper points out “raised voices and calls for change are important, but so are practical and strategic solutions based on research.” So how can we implement solutions based on research, such as the one...

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Posted on Oct 9, 2016 | 0 comments

Originally published by The Political Film Blog Not-so-female Hollywood? by Dr Samita Nandy The lack of sexual diversity in Hollywood has been a critical issue that gained wide attention among movie lovers and researchers. But, as a recent University of Southern California report shows, a real change in the industry is still required. In particular, Dr Katherine Pieper points out “raised voices and calls for change are important, but so are practical and strategic solutions based on research.” So how can we implement solutions based on research, such as the one that USC proposes? Is the...

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