Posts Tagged "Los Angeles"

Ed 73 Hollywood and Board News – Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)

Posted on Jan 11, 2020 | 0 comments

From Samita Nandy Hope 2020 started well! I am pleased to announce that Elliot Pill joined the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) editorial board. As the Director of International Development at Cardiff University (UK) and former celebrity publicist for David Beckham, his specialty in promotional culture will be insightful for media and celebrity studies. Read more: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/192014-pill-elliot Also, CBC music host George Stroumboulopoulos named CMCS board member & celebrity activist Anita Krajnc as one of the most influential...

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CFP NYC 2019 CMCS Bridging Gaps: Refashioning Stories for Celebrity Counterpublics

Posted on Jan 5, 2019 | 0 comments

2019 CMCS New York City, USA CMCS 8th International ConferenceBridging Gaps: Re-Fashioning Stories for Celebrity Counterpublics The Terrace Club / Club Quarters (across NBC)New York City, USAAugust 30 – September 1, 2019Abstract deadline: February 28, 2019 CALL FOR PAPERS: In the recent past, there has been an increased interest in exploring intersections of life writing and studies of celebrity culture. Storytelling is central to effective branding in fame. Furthermore, the use of biographical elements has been recognized as a rhetorical device in writing op-eds,...

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Mapping Media Scholars in the Art of Journalism

Posted on Nov 8, 2016 | 0 comments

Mapping Media Scholars in the Art of Journalism Special thanks to Christine Bode for sharing Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) interview with Kofi Forson at https://scullylovepromo.com/2016/11/06/mapping-media-scholars-in-the-art-of-journalism. Cross-posted: https://samitanandy.wordpress.com/2016/11/07/mapping-media-scholars-in-the-art-of-journalism/ Kofi Forson is a writer, poet and playwright living in NYC. His current blog is Black Cocteau, a mixture of philosophy and art in modern culture. His previously written articles include “Artistry and Celebrity: An Interview with...

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Reel Inequality (Rutgers University Press) – Press Release

Posted on Oct 23, 2016 | 0 comments

We are proud to support Dr Nancy Yuen’s forthcoming book Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism (2016). CMCS will feature her talk about the book at “Bridging Gaps: Where is the film scholar in Hollywood filmmaking?” conference (March 17-19, 2017) at University of Southern California. Read reviews of the book in the latest press release from Rutgers University Press. Reel Inequality examines the structural barriers minority actors face in Hollywood, while shedding light on how they survive in a racist industry. The book charts how white male gatekeepers dominate...

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Diversity in Hollywood – Media Reports

Posted on Oct 13, 2016 | 0 comments

Academics vs. Critics: Never the Twain Shall Meet: Why can’t cinephiles and academics just get along? http://www.filmcomment.com/article/never-the-twain-shall-meet/ Daniel Radcliffe: Hollywood undeniably racist http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-37406386 Actor David Oyelowo calls for UK film diversity http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-37584146 Mafia 3 isn’t afraid to make players uncomfortable about race http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/mafia-3-interview-1.3791430 Hollywood’s Women Problem: Why Female Filmmakers Have Hit the Glass...

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