Posts Tagged "feminism"

Sex and Sexuality in Popular Culture: Feminist Perspectives conference

Posted on Jul 19, 2016 | 0 comments

From Monika Drzewiecka We would like to remind you that the deadline for registering for the Sex and Sexuality in Popular Culture: Feminist Perspectives conference (Bristol, September 3rd) is August 25th. If you are interested in attending, you can register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sex-and-sexualities-in-popular-culture-feminist-perspectives-ii-registration-25311653838 We also have a number of free tickets for undergraduates. We’d be very grateful if you could promote the conference in your institutions to see if any of your students would be interested in attending! Here is...

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CFP: Special Issue on Beyoncé, Popular Music and Society

Posted on Jul 19, 2016 | 0 comments

Popular Music and Society Call for Papers Special Issue on Beyoncé Guest-edited by Marquita Smith, Kristin McGee, and Christina Baade Submissions are invited for a special issue of Popular Music and Society on the musical and cultural impact of Beyoncé. The 2016 launch of Lemonade and the Formation World Tour–along with Beyoncé’s numerous other mass-mediated performances, musical releases, and actions–inspire not only informal evaluations of her music and public persona, but also scholarly, in-depth investigations of the values, aesthetics, and cultural significance...

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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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2016 CMCS Beyoncé Debate

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 | 0 comments

2016 CMCS Beyoncé Debate Are public responses to Beyoncé feminism as politically daring as some of her performances are? While many 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 feminism? What is the media missing? Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) hosts its exclusive roundtable ‘Beyoncé Debate’ and calls faculty, students and journalists for an enriching discussion...

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Roundtable “After Ghomeshi: Lessons in Media Uses and Abuses”

Posted on Apr 4, 2016 | 0 comments

After Ghomeshi: Lessons in Media Uses and Abuses A Media@McGill round-table discussion Free and open to the public Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Leacock 232, McGill University On March 24, 2016 former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi was acquitted of all charges in a highly mediatized sexual assault trial. Apart from its significant social and legal ramifications, the Ghomeshi “scandal,” as it has been qualified by various news outlets, involved complex media relations between all actors involved, and sometimes their audiences. This Media@McGill round-table discussion is the...

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