Posts Tagged "film stars"

CFP: Stardom and the Archive

Posted on Apr 30, 2019 | 0 comments

From Dr. Lisa Stead, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, University of Exeter, l.r.stead2@exeter.ac.uk Stardom and the Archive: an International Symposium Followed by a public exhibition event on Sunday 9th February 2020 University of Exeter, Devon, UK   Confirmed Keynotes:   Professor Maryanne Dever (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology Sydney)   Dr. Lucy Bolton (School of Languages, Linguistics and Film, Queen Mary University of London) New developments in star studies have been led by a number of recent and...

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CFP Where is the Star? (Celebrity Studies)

Posted on Sep 26, 2017 | 0 comments

From Martin Shingler  Where is the Star?: Special Issue of Celebrity Studies Journal (eds. Martin Shingler and Lindsay Sternberg) The Celebrity Studies Journal is planning a special issue on film stars and stardom, co-edited by Martin Shingler and Lindsay Steenberg. This will explore the current state of celebrity studies and celebrity media culture by focussing specifically on the work of film stars within this arena. Given accessible platforms such as Instagram and Twitter permitting new forms of celebrity and notoriety, to what extent do film stars remain integral to public perceptions...

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CMCS 2017 CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Posted on Mar 26, 2017 | 0 comments

  Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) 5th International Conference Bridging Gaps: Where is the Critic in Television Journalism? CUNY Graduate School of Journalism New York City, USA August 31 – September 1, 2017   Select Option B (full time faculty or Option D (students / precariously employed) to register. CUNY alumni and non-presenters can select Option E for registration. Registration Options Option A Regular Faculty / Full-time Staff $350.00 USDOption B Early Bird Faculty / Full-time Staff $280.00 USDOption C Regular Students $200.00 USDOption D Early Bird...

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Los Angeles 2017 Bridging Gaps: Where is the film scholar in Hollywood filmmaking?

Posted on Sep 13, 2016 | 0 comments

CALL FOR PAPERS Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) 4th International Conference Bridging Gaps: Where is the film scholar in Hollywood filmmaking? Performance Café, University of Southern California Los Angeles, USA March 17 – 19, 2017 There have been significant debates on gaps between filmmakers and film scholars. Film scholars have been critical of dominant representations that tend to overlook classist, sexist, speciesist and ethnocentric trends in the production of films and star-studded images in Hollywood. Yet, scholarly views in academic writing are not adequately...

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CMCS Media May 2016

Posted on May 30, 2016 | 0 comments

Media and Publication Updates Dr Samita Nandy’s review of Professor Sean Redmond’s book Celebrity and Media has been published at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19392397.2016.1187867. We are truly proud of Redmond’s exceptional contribution to the field. In other news, CMCS Director Dr Samita Nandy was covered in Vancouver Sun Media’s 24 Hours. Read “Celebrity 101” at eedition.vancouver.24hrs.ca/epaper/viewer.aspx (May 25, 2016, pg. 13). CMCS was  also covered on Toronto’s Sun Media 24 Hours News. The full story is given...

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