Posts Tagged "Kirsty Fairclough-Isaacs"

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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Call for Papers: Fame-inism: Feminism and Global Celebrity Culture

Posted on Dec 13, 2015 | 0 comments

Call for Papers: Fame-inism: Feminism and Global Celebrity Culture Special Issue of Celebrity Studies Guest Editors: Kirsty Fairclough-Isaacs, University of Salford, UK Natasha Patterson, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada Camilla A. Sears, Thompson Rivers University, Canada For this special issue of Celebrity Studies, the editors are seeking proposals on the topic of feminism and celebrity culture. In recent years, contemporary celebrity culture has broached the topic of feminism, and increasingly, celebrities – men and women – are expected to make very public subscriptions...

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