Posts Tagged "film"

CFP Celebrity Studies Special Issue: Hugh Grant

Posted on Nov 6, 2019 | 0 comments

From Eleonora Sammartino <eleonora.sammartino@kcl.ac.uk> CALL FOR PAPERS Hugh Grant Special issue of Celebrity Studies Journal, edited by Alice Guilluy (London Film Academy) and Eleonora Sammartino (Imperial College London) Deadline for proposals: 18th January 2020 Since his breakthrough role in Maurice (J. Ivory, 1987) and his rise to fame with 4 Weddings and a Funeral (M. Newell, 1994), Hugh Grant has been one of the most popular British actors in the public imaginary. His continued collaboration with Richard Curtis in the 1990s...

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CFP AR/VR: Deepfakes: Celebrity

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 | 0 comments

From Feona Attwood PORN STUDIES CALL FOR FORUM PIECESOur Forum section is a space for pieces that are shorter than the usual academic article, usually somewhere between 1,500 and 3,000 words, and they can take a variety of forms, including short articles, reports, interviews, commentaries and roundtable discussions. Forum pieces are peer reviewed. Previous Forum topics have included porn panics and public health; Ireland, porn and sex education; feminist porn; fashion and porn; porn and music; porn in the classroom, and surveillance and porn. We are currently seeking Forum...

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Lecture: Celebrity Actors & Actresses on Playing Real People

Posted on Apr 30, 2019 | 0 comments

From Kirsty Sedgman kirsty.sedgman@bristol.ac.uk The School of Arts at the University of Bristol are delighted to announce that this year’s annual STR Wickham Lecture will be given by our new Head of School, Professor Mary Luckhurst. We invite our MECCSA colleagues to join us here at Bristol Uni for a fascinating talk and Q&A on Prof. Luckhurst’s research, followed by the chance to socialise afterwards over wine and soft drinks!Society for Theatre Research: Wickham Lecture 2019’Celebrity Actors & Actresses on Playing Real People’: Prof. Mary Luckhurst...

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Call for Papers: Starring Tom Cruise

Posted on Jun 19, 2018 | 0 comments

By Sean Redmond Call for Papers, Edited Collection: Starring Tom Cruise Tom Cruise is one of the most successful Hollywood film stars of the last 35 years, with a cumulative worldwide box office of nearly $8 billion dollars. His star image moves across genres and forms, is product and franchise, and is also connected to ‘serious’ cinema through his work with auteurs. His private life has warranted a great deal of attention whether it be through his connection to scientology, his numerous failed marriages, or the ‘queer space’ he is placed within through fan work and gossip mongering....

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CFP Sex and Celebrity PGR Workshop

Posted on Mar 19, 2018 | 0 comments

Expressions of Interest & Call for Papers: Sex and Celebrity Workshop Thursday 28th June 2018, University of Portsmouth Keynote Speaker: Professor John Mercer, Birmingham City University This one-day PGR Workshop seeks to interrogate the relationship between sex and celebrity – the role of sex in the construction, negotiation and perpetuation of celebrity identity. As well as academic papers and roundtable discussion, this event will also include PGR professionalization sessions. This free PGR workshop asks how sex and sexuality form, create and change our relationship to celebrity:...

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